Tribune photo by Michael Tercha
September 16, 2009
Mayor Richard Daley (right) and President Barack Obama speak on the South Lawn of the White House on Sept. 16, during an event promoting Chicago's bid for the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games and highlighting the Obama administration's commitment to service, healthy living and youth sport. Several Olympic and Paralympic athletes, including Jackie Joyner Kersee and Dominique Dawes, conducted sports demonstrations with Washington D.C. schoolchildren in judo, fencing and gymnastics.
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