Here is the Katie Couric Obama Super Bowl XLIV interview from Feb. 7, 2010. The CBS news anchor spoke with President Barack Obama live during CBS pre-game show preceding the Indianapolis Colts vs. New Orleans Saints NFL championship game at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The video is below.
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The live interview at 4:30 p.m. is part of the CBS pre-game coverage. The President addressed substantive topics including health care reform and terrorism, and ended with a discussing of the game. Obama said of the New Orleans Saints, the team he is pulling for: “I do have a soft spot in my heart for New Orleans mainly because of what the city has gone through in the past few years,” and went on to say of the Indianapolis Colts that they were “tough” and that Peyton Manning is “probably the best quarterback in history.”
Here is the interview transcript.
According to the Washington Post, the attendees at Super Bowl party at the White House with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama includes to host Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans and their families, along with nine members of his Cabinet, and several members of Congress as follows:
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, U.N. Ambassador Susan E. Rice, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Reps. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.), Rick Boucher (D-Va.), Joseph Cao (R-La.), Andre Carson (D-Ind.), Brad Ellsworth (D-Ind.), Baron Hill (D-Ind.), Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.)
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