Oil spill day 57: Obama visits Florida Panhandle

  • President Barack Obama makes his first appearance on Pensacola Beach Tuesday morning. Accompanied by Gov. Charlie Crist, Obama walked to the shoreline and looked out over the Gulf as crowds of people chanted "Save our beach." EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Bystanders stood on the shore and chanted "Save our beach." EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • President Barack Obama makes his first appearance on Pensacola Beach Tuesday morning. Accompanied by Gov. Charlie Crist, Obama walked to the shoreline and looked out over the Gulf as crowds of people chanted "Save our beach." EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • President Barack Obama makes his first appearance on Pensacola Beach Tuesday morning. Accompanied by Gov. Charlie Crist, Obama walked to the shoreline and looked out over the Gulf as crowds of people chanted "Save our beach." EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • President Barack Obama makes his first appearance on Pensacola Beach Tuesday morning. Accompanied by Gov. Charlie Crist, Obama walked to the shoreline and looked out over the Gulf as crowds of people chanted "Save our beach." EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • President Barack Obama makes his first appearance on Pensacola Beach Tuesday morning. Accompanied by Gov. Charlie Crist, Obama walked to the shoreline and looked out over the Gulf as crowds of people chanted "Save our beach." EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • President Obama attends a briefing Tuesday morning at the Fish Sandwich Snack Bar at the foot of the Pensacola Beach Fishing Pier before heading to the Pensacola Naval Air Station. EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • President Obama sits at a table at the Fish Sandwich Snack Bar at the foot of the Pensacola Beach Fishing Pier in between Gov. Charlie Crist to the left and Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen. Obama briefed the press after looking over Pensacola Beach and then headed to Pensacola Naval Air Station. EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • President Obama sat with Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen. He spoke during a briefing at the Fish Sandwich Snack bar at the foot of the Pensacola Beach Fishing Pier before heading to the Pensacola Naval Air Station Tuesday morning. EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • President Obama at the Pensacola Naval Air Station addressing the military. EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • President Obama at the Pensacola Naval Air Station addressing the military. EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • President Obama at the Pensacola Naval Air Station addressing the military. EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • President Obama at the Pensacola Naval Air Station addressing the military. EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF