Oct 152013
 

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AZUZ: Big thanks to Big Blue and to those students at Hamilton High for getting a starter today. Yesterday, we explained a little bit about the United Nations General Assembly, it`s annual meeting that`s happening this week in New York City. Leaders and representatives from around the world have come to the United Nations headquarters. They all get to make speeches to the General Assembly about issues they think deserve the U.N.`s attention. President Obama spoke yesterday morning. This is part of a president`s role as America`s chief diplomat, speaking on behalf of the country about international issues. President Obama talked about the civil war in Syria, the recent economic struggles in the U.S. and overseas. He also focused on Iran. In yesterday`s show we discussed the decades of tension between the U.S. and Iran. In his speech, President Obama talked about the possibility of the countries finding common ground.

 

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