On April 5, 2009, America’s new president stood at the gates of Prague castle in front of 20,000 Czechs waving flags and offered what would be a defining moment of his presidency: a pledge to seek a world without nuclear weapons.

 

US President Barack Obama (2ndR), his wife Michelle (L), his Czech counterpart Vaclav Klaus (R) and his wife Livia listen to national anthems at Prague's castle on April 5, 2009 in Prague. Obama visits Prague to attend a summit with European Union leaders and a keynote speech on nuclear proliferation. AFP PHOTO/ JOE KLAMAR
US President Barack Obama (2ndR), his wife Michelle (L), his Czech counterpart Vaclav Klaus (R) and his wife Livia listen to national anthems at Prague’s castle on April 5, 2009 in Prague. Obama visits Prague to attend a summit with European Union leaders and a keynote speech on nuclear proliferation. AFP PHOTO/ JOE KLAMAR
US President Barack Obama walks with his Czech counterpart Vaclav Klaus followed by firs ladies Michelle Obama and Livia Klaus at Prague's castle in Prague on April 5, 2009 . Obama visits Prague to attend a summit with European Union leaders and a keynote speech on nuclear proliferation.AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR
US President Barack Obama walks with his Czech counterpart Vaclav Klaus followed by firs ladies Michelle Obama and Livia Klaus at Prague’s castle in Prague on April 5, 2009 . Obama visits Prague to attend a summit with European Union leaders and a keynote speech on nuclear proliferation.AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR

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US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle wave to the crowd at Hradcany Square near Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, on April 5, 2009. US President Barack Obama received a rapturous welcome from a crowd of 30,000 as he arrived with First Lady Michelle Obama at Prague Castle for a public speech on a nuclear-free world. AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR
US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle wave to the crowd at Hradcany Square near Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, on April 5, 2009. US President Barack Obama received a rapturous welcome from a crowd of 30,000 as he arrived with First Lady Michelle Obama at Prague Castle for a public speech on a nuclear-free world. AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR
US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama are greeted by Czech crowd befere his speach at Hradcansky square in Prague on April 5, 2009 . Obama visits Prague to attend a summit with European Union leaders and a keynote speech on nuclear proliferation.AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR
US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama are greeted by Czech crowd befere his speach at Hradcansky square in Prague on April 5, 2009 . Obama visits Prague to attend a summit with European Union leaders and a keynote speech on nuclear proliferation.AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR
US President Barack Obama gives his speach beside the statue of the first Czech President Tomas Garyk Masaryk at Hradcansky square in Prague on April 5, 2009 . Obama visits Prague to attend a summit with European Union leaders and a keynote speech on nuclear proliferation.AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR
US President Barack Obama gives his speach beside the statue of the first Czech President Tomas Garyk Masaryk at Hradcansky square in Prague on April 5, 2009 . Obama visits Prague to attend a summit with European Union leaders and a keynote speech on nuclear proliferation.AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR
US President Barack Obama's delivers his speech at Hradcansky square in Prague on April 5, 200.. Obama visits Prague to attend a summit with European Union leaders and a keynote speech on nuclear proliferation. The world must deliver "a strong international response" to North Korea's launch of a rocket, US President Barack Obama said in a speech in Prague on Sunday. AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR
US President Barack Obama’s delivers his speech at Hradcansky square in Prague on April 5, 200.. Obama visits Prague to attend a summit with European Union leaders and a keynote speech on nuclear proliferation. The world must deliver “a strong international response” to North Korea’s launch of a rocket, US President Barack Obama said in a speech in Prague on Sunday. AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR

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