Liberian President Returns to Capitol For Final U.S. Speech

A decade after President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf electrified a joint sitting of the U.S. Congress with a speech only two months after her inauguration to lead the war-ravaged nation, she delivered her final U.S. address as head-of-state. The speech, panel discussion and reception that followe, was attended by many members of Congress from both parties.



Following her final U.S. address as Liberia's president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf took part in a panel discussion at the U.S. Capitol with Sen. Chris Coons and Rep. Ed Royce, with Tami Hultman of AllAfrica moderating.

InFocus