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Video And Text Of The President's Statement On Death Of Bin Laden

President Obama as he addressed the nation from the East Room of the White House. Brendan Smialowski/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama as he addressed the nation from the East Room of the White House.

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Here is video of President Obama's late Sunday night announcement that Osama bin Laden, leader of the al-Qaida terrorist network, was killed earlier in the day by U.S. personnel during a raid in Pakistan. The text of the president's statement follows:

White House YouTube

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Obama Address