an evening of cold beer
to cool tensions!
The president told reporters at the gathering, "I noticed this has been called the 'Beer Summit." It's a clever term, but this is not a summit, guys." (AP)
President Obama sat down for a beer with Henry Louis Gates and the police sergeant who arrested him. That as a national poll suggests from the whole episode has taken a toll on Obama's image. And here's some raw footage provided by the the Associated Press: