Australian Parliament Speech by President Obama

President Obama addressed the Australian Parliament. He told members that the United States would play a “larger and more… read more

President Obama addressed the Australian Parliament. He told members that the United States would play a “larger and more long-term” role in the Asia-Pacific region. His remarks followed Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s announcement of a new military partnership between the two countries, which would include deploying about 2,500 U.S. troops to operate from a base in northern Australia. close

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Australian Parliament Speech by President Obama

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Program ID:
302734-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Canberra, Australia
First Aired:
Nov 17, 2011
Last Aired:
Nov 21, 2011

Airing Details

  • Nov 17, 2011 | 8:33pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 18, 2011 | 12:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 18, 2011 | 3:56pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 20, 2011 | 9:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 21, 2011 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 1