April 7, 2009 “Aboard Air Force One, the President’s aides gathered in the conference room to make the final decision on whether to secretly head to Baghdad. There was what one aide later called “high drama” as Gen. James Jones, the national security advisor, left, and Secret Service agent-in-charge Joe Clancy talked on different phone lines to their representatives on the ground.”

April 7, 2009
“Aboard Air Force One, the President’s aides gathered in the conference room to make the final decision on whether to secretly head to Baghdad. There was what one aide later called “high drama” as Gen. James Jones, the national security advisor, left, and Secret Service agent-in-charge Joe Clancy talked on different phone lines to their representatives on the ground.”

President Barack Obama delivers his first major speech stating a commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons in front of thousands in Prague, Czech Republic, April 5, 2009.

President Barack Obama delivers his first major speech stating a commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons in front of thousands in Prague, Czech Republic, April 5, 2009.

April 5, 2009 “As the President signed the guestbook at the Prague Castle in the Czech Republic, I noticed the First Lady’s hands behind her back.”

April 5, 2009
“As the President signed the guestbook at the Prague Castle in the Czech Republic, I noticed the First Lady’s hands behind her back.”

4/4/09: Your Weekly Address

The President discusses the breadth and depth of the global challenges we face, as well as our potential to address them through renewed international alliances. This week’s address was filmed aboard Air Force 1 amidst vital diplomatic stops at the G-20 Summit, a NATO summit, and bilateral meetings. (public domain)

Post-Summit Remarks and Press Conference

On the heels of the G20 Summit, President Obama gives his impressions on the work done in London toward global economic recovery.

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April 3, 2009 “Aboard Air Force One, the President talks with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton en route to France. I thought looking through the doorway gave the scene a more intimate feel.”

April 3, 2009
“Aboard Air Force One, the President talks with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton en route to France. I thought looking through the doorway gave the scene a more intimate feel.”

Open for Questions: Kareem Dale on Disability and Health Care

As a follow-up to the online town hall where President Obama answered questions submitted and voted on through the internet, Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy, responds to a video question from Becky Blitch. She asked whether President Obama had plans to address the problem faced by many with disability that if they enter the workforce, they actually lose health care benefits provided by state government or other sources, and whether the President supports the Community Choice Act.

Watch her question: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VljDE4kvy8c

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President Obama and Prime Minister Brown’s Joint Presser

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President Obama and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown hold a press availability ahead of the G-20 Summit in London to discuss the global challenges at hand.

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President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev meet for the first time to issue a joint statement announcing their pursuit of a new START treaty, at Winfield House in London, England, April 1, 2009.

President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev meet for the first time to issue a joint statement announcing their pursuit of a new START treaty, at Winfield House in London, England, April 1, 2009.