Obama promotes service on 9/11 in weekly address
August 27th, 2011
06:00 AM ET
3 years ago

Obama promotes service on 9/11 in weekly address

(CNN) - With the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks approaching, President Barack Obama said in his weekly address Saturday that serving others would be the best way Americans could honor those who lost their lives 10 years ago.

“Once again, 9/11 will be a National Day of Service and Remembrance. And in the days and weeks ahead, folks across the country - in all 50 states - will come together in their communities and neighborhoods to honor the victims of 9/11 and to reaffirm the strength of our nation with acts of service and charity.”
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CNN Poll: MLK had influence on majority of Americans
August 27th, 2011
06:00 AM ET
3 years ago

CNN Poll: MLK had influence on majority of Americans

(CNN) - On the 48th anniversary weekend of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, a majority of Americans say the civil rights leader made an impact on them.

According to a new CNN/ORC International poll released Saturday, 66 percent of adults in America said King influenced them.

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