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11.11.11 Cable Nets Carry Obama Wreath Laying at Arlington National Cemetery

The cable networks all broadcast live the annual Veterans Day wreath laying at Arlington National Cemetery. But this year’s ceremony, followed by a speech from Pres. Obama, occurred at the 11th hour of the 11th day of 2011: 11/11/11.

The wreath was presented at the Tomb of the Unknowns at 11:06am followed by the playing of Taps.

Pres. Obama leaves for San Diego this afternoon where he will deliver remarks on the deck of the USS Carl Vinson. The President will also do interviews with Jim Gray of Westwood One and Andy Katz of ESPN during the Carrier Classic college basketball game on the flight deck of the Carl Vinson.

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