NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 20, 2011
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Johannesburg: Kristen Welker) First Lady Michelle Obama’s trip to Africa with her mother and daughters reviewed; scenes shown of them landing in Pretoria, South Africa; map shown. [Historian Carl Sferrazza ANTHONY- says this trip will allow her to shine on her own.] [In Ghana in 2009, President OBAMA – says development depends on good governance.] [Brookings Institution Melvin AYOGU- says it will be a signal that the US administration is focused on Africa’s growth and development.] [Center for Strategic and International Studies Jennifer COOKE- comments on the plan for them to tour Robbeneiland, the jail where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned, and Michelle’s talk on HIV/AIDS.] The fascination with the travels of First Ladies noted; footage shown.
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.