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    President Barack Obama examines the Resolute Desk on March 3, 2009, while visiting with Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg in the Oval Office. In a famous photograph, her brother John F. Kennedy Jr., peeked through the FDR panel, while his father President Kennedy worked. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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    1. [!!!] Sweet Peas Photography [!!!] 60 months ago

      five words.

      national treasure: book of secrets :P

    2. donsnyc 60 months ago

      Love them both!

    3. ddot. 60 months ago

      too good!

    4. Anterograde Shutter Hammer 60 months ago

      Is Mr. President trying to become Mr.Jones...hehehehe.

    5. mimbrava 60 months ago

      Wonderful. And thanks, Avant-Gardenist, for the historic photo to help bring the past and present together.

      Seen on your photo stream. (?)

    6. Mason Gray 60 months ago

      "Who put the damn gum under my desk again!?"

    7. Daniel E Bruce 60 months ago

      Classic! national treasure secrets revealed.

    8. Sonnet 60 months ago


    9. archmeg 60 months ago

      you sure they're not looking for Monica?

    10. carryonicarus 60 months ago

      Archmeg, how can you miss Monica, she's as big as a house.

    11. JATStudios.com - Wedding Photography 60 months ago

      he's looking for the hidden tablets

    12. Christopher Simmons 60 months ago

      Jack's desk is a TAD more cluttered. I wonder how bad it'll get as Obama's term continues ....

    13. Vineet Shah 60 months ago

      I spot a BlackBerry!

    14. mattstilley 60 months ago

      Barack needs more junk

    15. a+x 60 months ago

      Interesting to see a 60's desk and to compare it to our nowadays preference for minimal things -which in part is possible thanks to digitalized information.

    16. jasonbrohm 60 months ago

      "this job sucks. you run the show, i'll be down here."

    17. 3azeez 58 months ago

      someone been watching National Treasure =p

    18. *wendyc* 58 months ago

      How can you NOT love him!?! Just a normal guy doing great things for our country--who doesn't waste an opportunity to satisfy his curiosity!

    19. walt.disney.fan 57 months ago

      'Looks like Nic Cage got here first!'

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