President Obama on Syria

President Obama addressed the nation about U.S. response to Syrian use of chemical weapons. He detailed why he had decided that the… read more

President Obama addressed the nation about U.S. response to Syrian use of chemical weapons. He detailed why he had decided that the U.S. “should take military action against Syrian regime targets.” He said that even though he had the authority to take action he would seek congressional authorization. He also said that American troops would not become involved in a Syrian civil war. close

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Program ID:
314817-1
Category:
White House Event
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Address
Location:
Rose Garden, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 31, 2013
Last Aired:
Sep 1, 2013

Airing Details

  • Aug 31, 2013 | 1:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 2013 | 2:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 2013 | 3:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 2013 | 4:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 2013 | 6:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 2013 | 9:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 01, 2013 | 2:16am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 01, 2013 | 6:46am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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