Nightly News   |  October 20, 2011

Obama: ‘Momentous day’ for Libya

President Obama said Thursday that the Libyan people now have the responsibility to build an inclusive, tolerant and democratic Libya. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: President Obama went before cameras in the Rose Garden at 2 PM and pronounced Gadhafi 's death the end of a long and painful chapter for the people of Libya .

President BARACK OBAMA: There will be difficult days ahead, but the United States , together with the international community, is committed to the Libyan people. You have won your revolution.