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Words on a Journey: The Great Speeches of Barack Obama

Words on a Journey: The Great Speeches of Barack Obama

by Barack ObamaBarack Obama


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Many consider President-Elect Obama to be the foremost orator of his generation. This Special Inauguration Edition compiles eighteen great speeches by Barack Obama and three additional contextually relevant speeches by other politicians. The book also has a brief chronology of his life, and reprints the text of the emancipation proclamation and the thirteenth and fourteenth amendments to the constitution. ***** This collection includes his speech against going to war in Iraq, his keynote address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention (the speech that propelled him to national fame), his speech at the Jefferson-Jackson dinner, his insightful speech on race relations (responding to the Reverend Jeremiah Wright controversy) and his speech given after winning the general election. *****

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604504262
Publisher: Arc Manor
Publication date: 12/15/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Barack Obama was the 44th president of the United States, elected in November 2008 and holding office for two terms. He is the author of two previous bestselling books, Dreams from My Father and The Audacity of Hope, and the recipient of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. His newest memoir is A Promised Land. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Michelle. They have two daughters, Malia and Sasha.

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