Beer Summit

US <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007408" title="Barack Obama" href="/topic/politics/government/barack-obama-PEPLT007408.topic">President Barack Obama</a> (R) talks with Police Sergeant <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0017764685" title="James Crowley" href="/topic/crime-law-justice/law-enforcement/james-crowley-PECLB0017764685.topic">James Crowley</a> (2nd R) of Cambridge, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100102700000000" title="Massachusetts" href="/topic/us/massachusetts-PLGEO100102700000000.topic">Massachusetts</a>, and Harvard Professor <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0017764684" title="Henry Louis Gates, Jr." href="/topic/arts-culture/literature/henry-louis-gates-jr.-PECLB0017764684.topic">Henry Louis Gates Jr.</a> (2nd L), alongside US Vice President <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007548" title="Joe Biden" href="/topic/politics/government/joe-biden-PEPLT007548.topic">Joe Biden</a> (L) as they share beers on the South Lawn near the Oval Office at the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLCUL000110" title="White House" href="/topic/politics/government/executive-branch/white-house-PLCUL000110.topic">White House</a> in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101200000000" title="Washington, DC" href="/topic/us/washington-dc-PLGEO100101200000000.topic">Washington, DC</a>. In an effort to curb controversy, the so-called "Beer Summit," is being held after Crowley arrested Gates at his home on July 16, sparking tensions and racial furor.

( Getty photo by Saul Loeb / July 30, 2009 )

US President Barack Obama (R) talks with Police Sergeant James Crowley (2nd R) of Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. (2nd L), alongside US Vice President Joe Biden (L) as they share beers on the South Lawn near the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC. In an effort to curb controversy, the so-called "Beer Summit," is being held after Crowley arrested Gates at his home on July 16, sparking tensions and racial furor.

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