Tribune photo by Michael Tercha
October 2, 2009
President Barack Obama address IOC member questions during Chicago 2016's final bid presentation at the Bella Center in Copenhagen, Denmark, for selection as the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Obama pledged the "full force of the White House and the State Department to make sure not only that these are successful Games but that visitors all around the world will feel welcome and will come away with a sense of the incredible diversity of the American people.''
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