Tuesday, December 29, 2009

New York Times: Month 4

Here are some photos from December, and a few leftovers from November. Thanks for looking, and Happy New Year!

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur at a State Dinner at the White House, Tuesday, November 24, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)


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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama pose with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur during a State Dinner at the White House (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spoke before delivering a toast to President Barack Obama during the first State Dinner of his presidency at the White House, Tuesday, November 24, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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President Barack Obama pardons "Courage," the 45-pound White House Thanksgiving Turkey from North Carolina with his daughters Malia and Sasha under the North Portico of the White House alongside National turkey Federation Walter Pelletier, Wednesday, November 25, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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A United States Marine stands guard outside the West Wing of the White House after the 2009 White House Christmas decorations were hung, Wednesday, December 2, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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President Barack Obama's motorcade returns to the White House after traveling to a local food bank in Northwest Washington, D.C. on the day before Thanksgiving. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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The soot-stained brick interior of the Blue Ridge Tunnel is seen after a single 30s exposure on the day after Christmas, 2009. To mourn the 65th anniversary of this majestic tunnel's abandonment, we trudged through two-foot snow drifts to pay our respects to one of Claudius Crozet's architectural masterpieces. Completed in 1858, the 4,273 foot long tunnel was abandoned in 1944 and at the time of its completion was the longest railroad tunnel in the world.

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President Barack Obama tours Allentown Metal Works in Allentown, Pa. before meeting with small business owners and speaking on the economy, Friday, December 4, 2009 (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with shift workers at the Purina Nestle Alpo Dog Food Factory in Allentown, Pa., Friday, December 4, 2009 (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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President Barack Obama takes the stage at Lehigh Carbon Community College in Allentown, Pa. to deliver remarks on the economy, Friday, December 4, 2009 (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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President Barack Obama fields questions at the White House Forum on Jobs and Economic Growth, Thursday, December 3, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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The Washington Monument is seen behind a Christmas tree in the Red Room of the White House, Wednesday, December 2, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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President Barack Obama poses for a photo with third, fourth, and fifth grade elementary school students after speaking about presents and the true meaning of Christmas at the Boys and Girls Club in the Richard England Clubhouse and Community Center in Northeast Washington, D.C., Monday, December 21, 2009. The President also shared Christmas cookies and read "The Polar Express" aloud to the children. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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President Barack Obama walks with arms around his two daughters, Malia and Sasha, and First Lady Michelle Obama, toward Marine One on the South Lawn before departing The White House on Christmas Eve enroute to Hawaii for Christmas vacation, Thursday, December 24, 2009. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Supporters brought a cardboard cut-out of President Barack Obama along the presidential motorcade route in Allentown, Pa., Friday, December 4, 2009 (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Children peek through a police line to try and get a glimpse of President Barack Obama during his lunch with local business leaders at the Hamilton Family Diner in Allentown, Pa., Friday, December 4, 2009 (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Rabbi Levi Shemtov surveys the White House Elipse three days before the lighting of the National Menorah, Thursday, December 9, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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A member of the 3rd Infantry Regiment's "Old Guard" stands at attention as President Barack Obama's motorcade passes by Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day, November 11, 2009. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Snow blankets headstones in Arlington National Cemtery during a heavy snow storm, Saturday, December 19, 2009 in Arlington, Va. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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D.C. residents strolled the National Mall during a heavy snow storm, though familiar landmarks like the Washington monument and U.S. Capitol were shrouded by the storm, Saturday, December 19, 2009. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times

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Larry Carter, area manager of Goodwill of greater Washington blows snow from the steps of the National Gallery of Art on the National Mall the day after a heavy snow storm moved through Washington, D.C., Saturday, December 19, 2009. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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A homeless man wrapped in a moving blanket takes shelter in an Arlington Country Transit bus shelter on a snowy day in Arlington, Va.

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An Amtrak employee worked on a platform at Union Station the day after a heavy snow storm moved through Washington, D.C., Saturday, December 19, 2009. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Lee "General" Shelton, a homeless man, tries to keep warm outside Union Station the day after a heavy snow storm moved through Washington, D.C., Saturday, December 19, 2009. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, November 17, 2009. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi shared a moment with Rep. Michael McMahon (D-N.Y.) during a press conference with other House Democratic leaders after the passage of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Friday, December 11, 2009 on Capitol Hill. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi held a press conference with other House Democratic leaders after the passage of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Friday, December 11, 2009 on Capitol Hill. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) smiles after wishing the media a "Merry Christmas" beside a replica of the House and Senate Democratic health care bills during a press conference with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-K.y) regarding pending health insurance reform legislation, Friday, December 18, 2009 on Capitol Hill. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) hugs Senator John Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) after the 60-39 passage of the cloture vote on health insurance reform legislation in the U.S. Capitol, Saturday, November 21, 2009. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Republican Senators (from right) John Thune (R-S.D.), Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), and Tom Coburn (R-Ok.) are seen during a press conference regarding Republican opposition to health insurance reform legislation after the U.S. Senate seal fell from the podium, Monday, December 7, 2009 on Capitol Hill. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Representative Mike Pence (R-Ind.) is seen during a press conference held by House Republican Leaders on the effect of healthcare legislation on senior citizens, Wednesday, October 28, 2009 on Capitol Hill. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Democratic Senators Jack Reed (R.I.) at right, and Richard Durbin (Ill.), are seen before holding a press conference on health insurance reform legislation on Capitol Hill, Friday, November 20, 2009. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Senator Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) is seen before a press conference with other Democratic leaders after the passage of the last sixty-vote procedural vote on the eve of the final health vote on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, December 23, 2009. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) is seen in his office after announcing that he would vote against the current form of the Senate health insurance reform legislation, December 14, 2009 on Capitol Hill. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis runs the ball during the Skins' home game against the undefeated New Orleans Saints at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. Sunday, December 6, 2009. The Redskins lost 30-33 in overtime. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Pastor Rives Grogan of Los Angeles, Calif. protests abortion language in the health insurance reform bill with a cardboard cutout of President Barack Obama in front of the U.S. Senate on the eve of the final health vote on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, December 23, 2009. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Anti-health insurance reform protestor Vicki Towles wore names of like-minded friends and acquaintances from around the country while demonstrating across the street from Capitol Hill, Tuesday, December 15, 2009 on Capitol Hill. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

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Herbert R., a Korean War U.S. Navy veteran, holds a flag alongside other anti-health insurance reform protestors who gathered across the street from Capitol Hill to demonstrate against the health care bill, Tuesday, December 15, 2009 on Capitol Hill. (Luke Sharrett/The New York Times)

**All photos copyright Luke Sharrett and the New York Times**

1 comment:

Daniel Berman said...

Great work man. Love the shot of Obama posing with the group of children, and Geithner smiling for the photographers