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Video And Text Of The President's Statement On Death Of Bin Laden

President Obama as he addressed the nation from the East Room of the White House.
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President Obama as he addressed the nation from the East Room of the White House.

Here is video of President Obama's late Sunday night announcement that Osama bin Laden, leader of the al-Qaida terrorist network, was killed earlier in the day by U.S. personnel during a raid in Pakistan. The text of the president's statement follows:

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