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Nearly 31 Million Watch President Obama's Tucson Speech

The speech averaged 30,773,369 on seven networks.

Barack Obama
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Nielsen is reporting that 30.8 million people watched President Obama’s address from the Arizona Memorial Service Wednesday.

The speech averaged 30,773,369 on seven networks - ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox, Fox News and MSNBC - when it aired live approximately 8:45-9:15 p.m.   That’s up from the 29.23 million who watched the address on Iraq on August 31, 2010.