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CLIP: President Obama Statement on Charleston Church Shooting


AIR DATE: Thursday, June 18, 2015
OVERVIEW:

President Obama made a statement on the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, in which nine people were killed. He the expressed his frustration over the many times he has had to issue statements following a mass shooting and the frequency with which they occur in the United States.
 

RESOURCES:
 

  • Charleston Church Shooting (Video Clip - 5 min)
    Clarence Page talked about the implications of the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
     
  • Senate Majority Leader McConnell on Charleston Church Shooting (Video Clip - 1 min)
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, in which nine people were killed.
     
  • Senate Minority Leader Reid on Charleston Church Shooting (Video Clip - 2 min)
    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, in which nine people were killed.
     
  • Prayer Vigil for Charleston Church Shooting Victims (Video - 16 min)
    Members of Congress held a prayer vigil for the victims of the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Nine people were killed.
     

PEOPLE IN THIS VIDEO:
 

  • Barack Obama
    President of the United States
KEYWORDS: President Obama, Gun Violence, Mass Shooting, Charleston, SC, Race Relations, Civil Rights