“Mr. President, was this the most satisfying week of your Presidency?” “Well, it was certainly one of the most satisfying weeks not only for my Presidency, but I think for the United States since I’ve been President. Obviously bin Laden had been not only a symbol of terrorism, but a mass murderer who’s eluded justice for so long, and so many families who had been affected I think had given up hope.”
In his first and only interview since the killing of al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, US President Barack Obama talks to “60 Minutes” correspondent Steve Kroft in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. Watch the video here.
Earlier, on May 1, 2011 (local time), Obama announced that the US had killed Osama. He made clear that even though Osama has been brought to justice, Americans should remember the spirit of unity in the days after 9/11. Watch the video here, in case you’ve missed it.