What Year Was It?

A look back in history, and George Stephanopoulos answers viewer questions.
3:00 | 08/12/12

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Your voice is -- is coming out of thank you all the first. Three moments from this week history. What year was. Nancy Pelosi made history. I'm very proud -- and that they had the courage. To -- for a woman speaker of the house. The situation in Iraq is unacceptable president. -- bush gambled on a troop surge in Iraq we have our way there will be subject substantial change in tremendous pressure put on this administration. Today apple is going to reinvent the phone and the debut of the iPhone the device like this is. You know order of magnitude more powerful than any mobile device or any cell phones that would be created -- -- 2000. 52006. -- 2007. We'll be right back with the answer. So what year was it when the President Bush start the surge in Iraq. An apple released the first iPhone. Five years ago in 2000 said. We honor our fellow Americans who serve and sacrifice. This week. Pentagon released the names of eight service members killed -- after. And finally your voice this week today's question comes from can Tankersley who asks. If Romney wins will he be the first president be sworn into office on a book other than the holy Bible. If so would be historic actually -- there is no requirement. That the president be sworn in on the Bible John Quincy Adams -- the law book. Franklin Pierce probably didn't use a Bible and all they could find on Air Force One for Lyndon Johnson in this chaotic hours after the Kennedy assassination was a Catholic missile. The Romney campaign is not presumptuous not taken anything for granted they wouldn't even take a question about the inauguration but here's a good clip. When Ronnie was sworn in as governor of Massachusetts he did use a Bible it was his father's and other special edition of this week next -- you're gonna go the Miller center at the University of Virginia and take an in depth look. At the nation's financial should directory and ask is America the next Greece. In interest and a lot of discussion there Paul Ryan in his budget coming -- -- -- this weekend. And that is all for us today thanks for sharing part of your Sunday with us check -- world news and -- -- tonight and I'll see you tomorrow on --

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