The President Held the beer summit at the White House. The president and Vice President Joe Biden hosted Prof. Henry Louis Gates of Harvard University, Jr and Sgt. James Crowley of the Cambridge Police who were involved in the infamous confrontation that happened over three and half weeks ago. The event took place at the Rose Garden of the White House Grounds.
After the summit the Sgt. Crowley held his own press conference. Crowley call the meeting productive, But agree to disagree with Professor Gates. And said Everyone is looking forward.
For his part President Obama call the event “friendly, thoughtful conversation.” President learned that Prof. Gates and Sgt. Crowley has contacted each other several before the meeting.
Said Obama: “I have always believed that what brings us together is stronger than what pulls us apart. I am confident that has happened here tonight, and I am hopeful that all of us are able to draw this positive lesson from this episode.”