Living While Obama: College Commencement

President Obama delivers the commencement speech for graduates at Barnard College in New York City.

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President Obama greets a graduate before making the commencement address at Barnard College on May 14 in New York.

Obama headed to New York to speak at the Barnard College commencement, appear on The View and attend a campaign fundraiser.

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