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Obama declares himself a "nerd"

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 01:53

U.S. President Barack Obama declared himself a ''science geek'' and ''a nerd, and I don't make any apologies for it.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama declared himself a "science geek" and "a nerd, and I don't make any apologies for it." Obama attended the White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh where he examined a space flight simulator and a self-flying drone. Obama also met with Nathan Copeland, who was paralyzed at age 18 when he broke his neck in a car crash. Copeland can now control a robotic hand with his mind. Obama also noted that "We are the nation that just had six of our scientists and researchers win Nobel prizes and every one of them was an immigrant."

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Obama declares himself a "nerd"

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 01:53