One year after being re-elected president, President Obama’s month of November was filled with flack about the Healthcare.gov website, remembering the anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, Veteran’s Day, attending a University of Maryland basketball game, pardoning a turkey and doing some Black Friday shopping. Here’s a selection of photos highlighting the activities of U.S. President Obama in the month of November.
Black Friday is drawing shoppers this year as always, but it’s a far more sedate scene locally and nationally with the continuing rise of Thanksgiving sales. Here’s a look at some of the lines around the country.
Story and pictures by Kaitlin Newman, a Baltimore Sun photo intern.
The morning is chilly, but not too cold. Dale Crites, 42, opens the front gate to his house, an average-sized suburban home at an undisclosed location, and gives an animated wave, gesturing me to come in. Dale is no stranger to animated waves. His trademark gesture, as he struts up and down Ritchie Highway, has turned him into somewhat of a local celebrity.
Baltimore had its own Thanksgiving Day parade sponsored by local department store Hochschild, Kohn & Co.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. Fanatic fans, marching bands, cheerleaders and lots of game action are just part of the spectacle that is the NFL. This week, photojournalists Lloyd Fox, Christopher T. Assaf, and Algerina Perna photographed the Ravens as they beat the New York Jets 19-3 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. Fanatic fans, marching bands, cheerleaders and lots of game action are just part of the spectacle that is the NFL. This week, photojournalist Kenneth K. Lam photographed the Ravens as they lost to the Chicago Bears 23-20 in overtime at Soldier Field in Chicago.
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Photos by Lloyd Fox/The Baltimore Sun