Obama to Visit Ground Zero
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 02: U.S. President Barack Obama talks about the heroic actions of U.S. Army Private First Class Anthony T. Kaho‚Äôohanohano and Private First Class Henry Svehla during their posthumous Medal of Honor ceremony in the East Room of the White House May 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. Acccording to the White House, Kaho'ohanohano received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic actions in combat on September 1, 1951, while in charge of a machine-gun squad with Company H, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division in the Republic of Korea. Svehla received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic actions in combat on June 12, 1952, while serving as a rifleman with Company F, 32d Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division in the Republic of Korea. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Obama will travel to Ground Zero to meet with the families of 9/11 victims in the aftermath of Sunday's daring takedown of Osama bin Laden.
Obama will go on Thursday to the hallowed Lower Manhattan site where nearly 3,000 people were killed. Obama told Congress on Monday he feels the “same sense of unity as 9/11” after commandos brought the al Qaida leader to justice.
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Published at 6:49 AM PDT on May 3, 2011