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Photos: 20th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit

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On the 20th anniversary of the yearly Lake Tahoe Summit, political leaders like Senator Harry Reid, California Governor Jerry Brown, and for the first time, President Barack Obama came together to discuss their active involvement in preserving the environment and protecting national treasures like Lake Tahoe. 

Check out these photos from the Summit:

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Attendees at the 20th annual Lake Tahoe Summit wait in line for drinks and snacks.

  

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An attendee reads and article on watersheds.
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Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) takes the stage as the first of five speakers including President Obama, the keynote speaker.

 

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A photographer aims his camera at the stage in wait of the next speaker.

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President Obama smiles at a cheering crowd as he walks up to the lectern.

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Obama addresses nationwide nature conservation efforts and commends Harry Reid for his work in Lake Tahoe and around Nevada.

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President Obama, Senator Reid, and others wave to members of the crowd as he leaves the stage.

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Brandon Flowers, lead singer of the Las Vegas-made band, The Killers, belts it out to his audience to cap off the summit.

                     

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