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Obama's first speech as US president


Barack Obama has made his first speech as president.

Millions of people gathered in Washington to see the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States and first ever African-American leader.

In his inaugural address President Obama said what was needed now was, "a new era of responsibility" in which every American had duties to themselves, their nation, and the world.


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