Wednesday, January 11, 2017

President Obama's Farewell Address

For all our outward differences, we in fact all share the same proud type, the most important office in a democracy, citizen.

VOANews: President Obama's Farewell Address (51 minutes)

In the final speech of his presidency, President Obama challenged the nation to continue to push the U.S. forward by getting involved and demanding change.
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VOANews: In Farewell, Obama Appeals for Unity and Participation in Democracy (3 minute summary)

Ten days before he departs the White House and becomes a private citizen, U.S. President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address to the nation. The president used the Tuesday night speech to highlight his administration's achievements during the past eight years -- and to warn about the risks to American democracy from divisiveness and political animosity. VOA's Richard Green has more on the final speech of a historic presidency.
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VOA Learning English: President Obama's Farewell Address (Highlights; Sub-titles; 14 min)

Barack Obama spoke to the nation as president for the last time on Tuesday. He reflects on some of the successes and frustrations of his presidency. And he says the work of democracy has always been hard. Here are the highlights. The Final Minutes of President Obama's Farewell Address: Yes, we can. (90 seconds)

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