Bin Laden Killed: The Nation Reacts

May 1, 2011 9:26 p.m.

1||May 1, 2011: President Barack Obama announced in a televised addresss that United States special forces had killed Osama Bin Laden. Following the announcement, people rallied in the streets of New York, Washington, and elsewhere. ||Olivier Douliery/ABACAUSA.COM/Newscom&&

2||Hundreds of people gathered outside the White House late Sunday night into Monday morning, waving flags an chanting “USA” || Olivier Douliery/ABACAUSA.COM/Newscom&&

3||U.S. troops watched the broadcast of Obama’s speech about the killing of Osama Bin Laden from Camp Dwyer in Helman province, Afghanistan. ||BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images/Newscom&&

4||In Washington, the crowd swelled rapidly following Obama’s announcement that Osama Bin Laden had been killed.||Benjy Sarlin/Talking Points Memo&&

5||Within an hour, severl hundred people had gathered outside the White House.||Benjy Sarlin/Talking Points Memo&&

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7||In New York, huge crowds gathered at Ground Zero, and in Times Square.||Erik Hinton/Talking Points Memo&&

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10||Washington, D.C.||Benjy Sarlin/Talking Points Memo&&

11||Washington, D.C.||Benjy Sarlin/Talking Points Memo&&

12||Ground Zero, New York City.||Talia Benamy/Talking Points Memo&&

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21||||Jens Schott Knudsen&&

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26||||Talia Benamy/Talking Points Memo&&

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30||||Talia Benamy/Talking Points Memo&&

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51||Washington, D.C.||Vaughn Wallace/Talking Points Memo&&

52||Washington, D.C.||Vaughn Wallace/Talking Points Memo&&

53||Washington, D.C.||Vaughn Wallace/Talking Points Memo&&

54||Washington, D.C.||Vaughn Wallace/Talking Points Memo&&

55||Washington, D.C.||Vaughn Wallace/Talking Points Memo&&

56||Washington, D.C.||Vaughn Wallace/Talking Points Memo&&

57||Washington, D.C.||Vaughn Wallace/Talking Points Memo&&

58||Ground Zero, New York City, NY||TPM Reader CH&&

59||Ground Zero, New York City, NY||TPM Reader JC&&

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