President Obama at Newtown, Connecticut Prayer Vigil

President Obama spoke at an interfaith vigil for families of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown,… read more

President Obama spoke at an interfaith vigil for families of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The shooting claimed 26 victims, including 20 children aged six and seven. In his remarks to local citizens at Sandy Point High School, President Obama read aloud the names of the victims, called on the nation to do more to prevent gun violence, and pledged the full power of the presidency in addressing the issue. During portions of the remarks muffled reaction from families in the auditorium could be heard. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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President Obama at Newtown, Connecticut Prayer Vigil

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Program ID:
309977-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Newtown, Connecticut, United States
First Aired:
Dec 16, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 17, 2012

Airing Details

  • Dec 16, 2012 | 7:14pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 16, 2012 | 10:40pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 17, 2012 | 12:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 17, 2012 | 4:41am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 17, 2012 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 17, 2012 | 10:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
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