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Tearful Obama calls for action after school shooting

Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 02:23

Dec. 14 - A tearful President Barack Obama expressed ''overwhelming grief'' for the victims of a shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school and called on Americans to set aside politics and ''take meaningful action'' to prevent more tragedies of this kind. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT- NO REPORTER NARRATION STORY: A tearful President Barack Obama expressed "overwhelming grief" on Friday for the victims of a shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school and called on Americans to set aside politics and "take meaningful action" to prevent more tragedies of this kind. "Our hearts are broken today," Obama said, his voice breaking at times during a nationally televised appearance in the White House briefing room.

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Tearful Obama calls for action after school shooting

Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 02:23

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