In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, President Obama's trip to South Dakota means he's now visited all 50 states since entering office. We share images by the White House photographer who has documented those moments. Also, dozens of WWII military planes flew over the National Mall in Washington to make the 70th anniversary of the end of the conflict in Europe.
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Now to our NewsHour Shares of the day, something that caught our eye that might be of interest to you, too.
Dozens of World War II military planes flew over the National Mall in Washington today to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the conflict in Europe. Thousands of people, including World War II veterans, gathered to watch the vintage aircraft fly in formation through highly restricted airspace.
And in another milestone, President Obama arrived in South Dakota today, marking the 50th state he has visited since entering office. A series of images by White House photographer Pete Souza documents the president’s moments across the country. They include him playing pool in Colorado, viewing the remains of a school in Oklahoma after a 2013 tornado, getting soaked in a rainstorm while giving a speech in Virginia, greeting high school graduates in Tennessee, and trying on a pair of cowboy boots in Texas.
And you can see all of our NewsHour Shares on our Web site.