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.


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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