Obama to Make Big Speech from Historic Brandenburg Gate

President will speak at the same place in Berlin where Reagan gave his "Tear Down This Wall" Speech.
1:17 | 06/19/13

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To the latest stop on president obama's european tour, set to make a speech this morning at the historic brandenburg gate in berlin. Jon karl is traveling with the president. That site is packed with meaning. Reporter: It sure is, george. Two of the great speeches in modern american history were delivered right here in berlin. Of course, john f. Kennedy's famous ike bin ein berliner speech. And ronald reagan, telling president gorbachev to tear down that wall. Now, president obama here, wanting to tap into the legacy of the great past moments to defeat and confront the challenges facing the world today, especially climate change and nuclear proliferation. Berlin is also where president obama addressed one of the largest and most enthusiastic crowds he had seen in 2008. Times have changed back then. Back then, he was hailed of something as a hero. 200,000 people came to see him speak. Now, you have about 4,000 expected today. And the president under fire for things like the nsa spying program.

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