Wednesday December 9, 2009: Nobel Peace Prize winner President Barack Obama's photo hangs next to 1964 winner Martin Luther King Jr. in the Nobel Peace Centre in Oslo, Norway.
The first couple leave the White House to board Air Force One bound for Oslo.
President Obama shakes hands with Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Thorbjorn Jagland.
The First Lady and the President - award in hand - in Oslo City Hall.
President Obama attends the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony at Oslo City Hall.
"We can acknowledge that oppression will always be with us, and still strive for justice. We can admit the intractability of depravation, and still strive for dignity. We can understand that there will be war, and still strive for peace. We can do that - for that is the story of human progress."
Read Obama's full speech here.
First Lady Michelle Obama watches the President's speech.
The President signs the Nobel Prize recipient book.
President Obama with his award.
Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway