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TV to Watch: Obama Speaks at Tuscon Memorial

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attend the January 12 memorial for Arizona shooting victims. At their left is Daniel Hernandez, a Congressional aide who helped save the life of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. To their right is Gifford's husband Mark Kelly and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Photo courtesy of the White House.

President Obama on Wednesday spoke at a memorial services for the victims of the Arizona shooting, including social worker and Congressional aide Gabe Zimmerman.

Zimmerman was an aide to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ), who is still recovering from her injuries.

Gabe Zimmerman

“He died doing what he loved -— talking with people and seeing how he could help,” Obama said of Zimmerman.

To watch Obama’s speech at the White House Web site click here. Or you can read a transcript of his remarks by clicking here. The National Association of Social Workers also released a statement about Gabe Zimmerman that you can read by clicking here.

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