Barack Obama Gets a History Lesson

Family History Presented to President Barack Obama by Church President Thomas S. Monson - LDS Newsroom

"President Barack Obama was presented with five large leather-bound volumes today by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that detail his family history going back multiple generations covering hundreds of years."


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid commented saying, “I thank President Monson and Elder Oaks for sharing our religion’s tradition of genealogical research with the president and his family.”

The White House responded with a Press Statement saying, "I enjoyed my meeting with President Monson and Elder Oaks. I'm grateful for the genealogical records that they brought with them and am looking forward to reading through the materials with my daughters. It's something our family will treasure for years to come."

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