When he addresses crowds, the president often uses a teleprompter (screen at left) and a podium adorned with the presidential seal. Here: an Aug. 5, 2011, event at the Washington Navy Yard. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption toggle caption Carolyn Kaster/AP The Two-Way Report: Truck With Obama's Teleprompter Stolen October 18, 2011 Filled with gear, including a presidential seal, that is used at presidential events, the truck was quickly recovered. But whether everything inside was still there isn't yet known. It all happened in Virginia.