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What he said

How the Arabic-language media heard the big Obama speech.

President Obama's speech was watched by a Muslim family in Calcutta, left, and Palestinian Hamas militants. (Sucheta Das/AP) President Obama's speech was watched by a Muslim family in Calcutta, left, and Palestinian Hamas militants.
By Eric Calderwood
June 7, 2009

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They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Apparently, it is also worth a thousand articles. Last week, Obama addressed the Arab and Muslim worlds from Cairo, and many major Arab news outlets picked up inspiring, low-angle shots of Obama in half-profile against a brilliant red background that includes the Egyptian flag. The images evoke Shepard Fairey's iconic ... (Full article: 1141 words)

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