Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey in Copenhagen to Lobby for Chicago to Get 2016 Olympics - Video 9/30/09
Here is a video report on the arrival of First Lady Michelle Obama in Copenhagen, Denmark to lobby for Chicago to be chosen as the site for the 2016 Olympic Games. Oprah Winfrey is also in Copenhagen to help with the lobbying effort. President Obama will arrive there Thursday to make a pitch for Chicago to receive the games. Rio de Janeiro is Chicago's biggest competition, trying to become the first city in South America to host an Olympic Games. Madrid and Tokyo are also in the running.
The decision will be announced on Friday.