Obama and WWII Veterans, Remembering D-Day

Ceremonies begin on the beaches of Normandy

Friday, June 05, 2009

Ceremonies are being held in Normandy today to mark the 65th Anniversary of D-Day. American, British and French veterans will attend a number of events; President Obama will attend a ceremony on Saturday with French President Sarkozy and Britain's Prince Charles. Joining The Takeaway from Normandy Beach is the BBC’s Defense Correspondent Rob Watson to talk about the commemoration.

Guests:

Robert Watson

Hosted by:

Andrea Bernstein and Todd Zwillich

Comments [1]

Ray Bakerjian

"Oh Dear," the Queen's invitation is in a mess! Poor Todd! Come on, this piece was 3:46 in length and after 1:46 you started talking about the Royals! With a British reporter... Where were our reporters talking to US vets who walked on those shores 65 years ago. What a waste of good air time!

Jun. 05 2009 11:19 AM

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