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The Audacity Of Hope
The junior senator from Illinois discusses how to transform U.S. politics, calling for a return to America’s original ideals and revealing how they can address such issues as globalization and the function of religion in public life.
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1. Inaugural Presidential Address, Official Transcript
With new hope for the future of America, Barack Obama took to the stage to address his supporters and the world. The Inaugural Address was a historic event that changed the course for countless Americans during his tenure as President.
2. State of the Union Addresses of Barack Obama, 2009-2016
This work presents the full text of the State of the Union Addresses delivered by Barack Obama. The aim was to make these speeches as accessible as possible to the general public. Dates of Addresses by Barack Obama in this work: February 24, 2009 January 27, 2010 January 25, 2011 January 24, 2012 February 12, 2013 January 28, 2014 January 20, 2015 January 12, 2016
3. Renegades – Born in the USA (suomenkielinen)
Renegades – Born in the USA on vilpitön, paljastava ja viihdyttävä presidentti Barack Obaman ja legendaarisen muusikko Bruce Springsteenin vuoropuhelu. Kirjassa kolutaan kaikkea heidän alkuperätarinoistaan ja uraa määrittävistä hetkistään Yhdysvaltojen polarisoituneeseen politiikkaan ja siihen, miten amerikkalainen unelma ja amerikkalainen todellisuus etääntyvät yhä kauemmaksi toisistaan. Runsaan kuvituksen ja harvinaisen arkistoaineiston täydentämä teos on vangitseva ja silmää hivelevä muotokuva kahdesta epäsovinnaisesta Yhdysvaltain lähihistorian merkkihenkilöstä, jotka miettivät keinoa yhdistää omakohtaiset merkityksen, identiteetin ja yhteisöllisyyden etsintänsä itse Amerikan tarinaan.
4. Renegades: Born in the USA (Deluxe Signed Edition)
DELUXE CLOTHBOUND EDITION IN SLIPCASE, SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS | Two longtime friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music, and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly produced expansion of their groundbreaking Higher Ground podcast, featuring all the incredible photographs, bonus content, and archival material of the original edition. Renegades: Born in the USA is a candid, revealing, and entertaining dialogue between President Barack Obama and legendary musician Bruce Springsteen that explores everything from their origin stories and career-defining moments to our country’s polarized politics and the growing distance between the American Dream and the American reality. Filled with full-color photographs and rare archival material, it is a compelling and beautifully illustrated portrait of two outsiders—one Black and one white—looking for a way to connect their unconventional searches for meaning, identity, and community with the American story itself. Renegades: Born in the USA includes: • Original introductions by President Obama and Bruce Springsteen • Exclusive new material from the Renegades podcast recording sessions • Obama’s never-before-seen annotated speeches, including his “Remarks at the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Marches” • Springsteen’s handwritten lyrics for songs spanning his 50-year-long career • Rare and exclusive photographs from the authors’ personal archives • Historical photographs and documents that provide rich visual context for their conversation In a recording studio stocked with dozens of guitars, and on at least one Corvette ride, Obama and Springsteen discuss marriage and fatherhood, race and masculinity, the lure of the open road and the call back to home. They also compare notes on their favorite protest songs, the most inspiring American heroes of all time, and more. Along the way, they reveal their passion for—and the occasional toll of—telling a bigger, truer story about America throughout their careers, and explore how our fractured country might begin to find its way back toward unity and global leadership.
5. Renegados / Renegades. Born in the USA
Dos viejos amigos nos comparten sus reflexiones en torno a la vida, la música y su amor por Estados Unidos, con todos sus desafíos y contradicciones, en esta magnifica edición ilustrada, inspirada en el podcast producido por Higher Ground, que incluye más de 350 fotografías de las colecciones personales de los autores, contenido exclusivo y material de archivo nunca antes publicado. Renegados: Born in the USA es un diálogo sincero, revelador y entretenido entre el presidente Barack Obama y el legendario músico Bruce Springsteen, en el que se tratan toda una serie de temas —desde los orígenes de cada uno de sus protagonistas y los momentos que definieron sus carreras hasta la polarización política de su país y la abismal brecha entre el sueño americano y la cruda realidad estadounidense. Esta edición profusamente ilustrada nos ofrece el conmovedor retrato de dos outsiders —uno negro y otro blanco— que buscan la manera de conectar sus búsquedas poco convencionales de significado, identidad y comunidad con la historia de Estados Unidos. Esta edición incluye: • Introducciones originales escritas por el presidente Obama y Bruce Springsteen • Conversaciones e historias que no aparecen en el podcast • Los discursos anotados de Obama que jamás han sido publicados, incluido su famoso discurso pronunciado en el 50º aniversario de la marcha de Selma. • Letras escritas a mano de las canciones de Bruce Springsteen a lo largo de toda su carrera • Fotos exclusivas de los archivos personales de los autores • Documentos y fotografías históricas para resaltar visualmente el contexto de sus conversaciones Ya sea en un estudio repleto de guitarras o en un viaje en Corvette, Obama y Springsteen reflexionan sobre el matrimonio, la paternidad, la raza, la masculinidad, la libertad de la carretera y la necesidad de volver a casa. También comparten sus opiniones acerca de sus canciones de protesta preferidas o sobre las figuras más emblemáticas de Estados Unidos, entre muchas otras cosas. Sus conversaciones revelan su pasión por querer contar una historia más amplia y verídica de Estados Unidos a lo largo de sus carreras (y el coste ocasional que eso conlleva), y exploran cómo un país así de fracturado puede encontrar el camino de regreso hacia la unidad. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION Two longtime friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music, and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly produced expansion of their groundbreaking Higher Ground podcast, featuring more than 350 photographs, exclusive bonus content, and never-before-seen archival material. Renegades: Born in the USA is a candid, revealing, and entertaining dialogue between President Barack Obama and legendary musician Bruce Springsteen that explores everything from their origin stories and career-defining moments to our country’s polarized politics and the growing distance between the American Dream and the American reality. Filled with full-color photographs and rare archival material, it is a compelling and beautifully illustrated portrait of two outsiders—one Black and one white—looking for a way to connect their unconvenional searches for meaning, identity, and community with the American story itself. It includes: • Original introductions by President Obama and Bruce Springsteen • Conversations and stories not included in the podcast • Obama’s never-before-seen annotated speeches, including his “Remarks at the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Marches” • Springsteen’s handwritten lyrics for songs spanning his 50-year-long career • Rare and exclusive photographs from the authors’ personal archives • Historical photographs and documents that provide rich visual context for their conversation In a recording studio stocked with dozens of guitars, and on at least one Corvette ride, Obama and Springsteen discuss marriage and fatherhood, race and masculinity, the lure of the open road and the call back to home. They also compare notes on their favorite protest songs, the most inspiring American heroes of all time, and more. Along the way, they reveal their passion for—and the occasional toll of—telling a bigger, truer story about America throughout their careers, and explore how our fractured country might begin to find its way back toward unity and global leadership.
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Two long-time friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly-produced expansion of their ground-breaking Higher Ground podcast, featuring more than 350 photographs, exclusive bonus content, and never-before-seen archival material. Renegades- Born in the USA is a candid, revealing, and entertaining dialogue between President Barack Obama and legendary musician Bruce Springsteen that explores everything from their origin stories and career-defining moments to the growing distance between the American Dream and the American reality. Filled with full-colour photographs and rare archival material, it is a compelling and beautifully illustrated portrait of two outsiders-one Black and one white-looking for a way to connect their unconventional searches for meaning, identity, and community with the American story itself. It includes- Original introductions by President Obama and Bruce Springsteen Exclusive new material from the Renegades podcast recording sessions Obama’s never-before-seen annotated speeches Springsteen’s handwritten lyrics for songs spanning his 50-year-long career Rare and exclusive photographs from the authors’ personal archives
7. Barack Obama Selected Speeches
Find inspiration in these messages of hope from the forty-fourth president of the United States. This curated collection of landmark speeches chronicles Barack Obama’s presence on the national stage, from his time as a senator from Illinois to his eight-year term as the 44th president of the United States—and also includes notable speeches he made after he left the White House. Obama’s eloquent speaking style and ability to connect to a wide range of audiences made him one of the most admired presidents in recent memory, even as he dealt with staunch party-line opposition in Congress. Barack Obama Selected Speeches is a volume that will appeal to those with a keen interest in history, politics, and the role that the United States has played in shaping today’s world.
Globally authorized 25 languages, the only Chinese version that is synchronized with the United States. Obama’s first White House career memoir, the first African-American president, who made history, changed the world, and accomplished himself. Bell Peace Prize- In the current world turmoil and chaotic situation, it is most necessary to listen to his story and draw his strength, Barack. In the first volume of his highly anticipated and inspiring memoir, Barack Obama tells an incredible adventure in which the personal details are eye-catching.
9. A Promised Land
A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times • NPR • The Guardian • Marie Claire In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency—a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil. Obama takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa caucus victory that demonstrated the power of grassroots activism to the watershed night of November 4, 2008, when he was elected 44th president of the United States, becoming the first African American to hold the nation’s highest office. Reflecting on the presidency, he offers a unique and thoughtful exploration of both the awesome reach and the limits of presidential power, as well as singular insights into the dynamics of U.S. partisan politics and international diplomacy. Obama brings readers inside the Oval Office and the White House Situation Room, and to Moscow, Cairo, Beijing, and points beyond. We are privy to his thoughts as he assembles his cabinet, wrestles with a global financial crisis, takes the measure of Vladimir Putin, overcomes seemingly insurmountable odds to secure passage of the Affordable Care Act, clashes with generals about U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, tackles Wall Street reform, responds to the devastating Deepwater Horizon blowout, and authorizes Operation Neptune’s Spear, which leads to the death of Osama bin Laden. A Promised Land is extraordinarily intimate and introspective—the story of one man’s bet with history, the faith of a community organizer tested on the world stage. Obama is candid about the balancing act of running for office as a Black American, bearing the expectations of a generation buoyed by messages of “hope and change,” and meeting the moral challenges of high-stakes decision-making. He is frank about the forces that opposed him at home and abroad, open about how living in the White House affected his wife and daughters, and unafraid to reveal self-doubt and disappointment. Yet he never wavers from his belief that inside the great, ongoing American experiment, progress is always possible. This beautifully written and powerful book captures Barack Obama’s conviction that democracy is not a gift from on high but something founded on empathy and common understanding and built together, day by day.
10. Barack Obama Speeches
This handsome leather-bound volume features 85 of Barack Obama’s most influential and impactful speeches—spanning more than a decade from his time in the Senate to his final day in the presidency. Hailed as one of the greatest orators of modern times, former President Barack Obama has inspired millions through his speeches. This gorgeous collection—a hearty 704 pages, in a timeless leather-bound edition with a foil-stamped cover and gilded edges—provides a comprehensive look at how Obama’s message of hope and change evolved from before his presidency until his last day in office. Today more than ever, these speeches resonate with optimism and keen insights that people of all viewpoints and political backgrounds can appreciate and learn from. Pieces include… Pre-presidential speeches that signified Obama as a rising star. Speeches from some of the most important events of his presidency. His first and second inaugural addresses, all of his State of the Union addresses, and his moving 2017 farewell speech. Dozens more, covering the greatest issues facing the United States and the world. Perfect for any political aficionado, newshound, or admirer of the 44th president of the United States, this collection makes an ideal gift.
11. The Wit and Wisdom of Barack Obama: A Book of Quotations
Great leaders and visionaries say things from their life experience which will be picked up by their followers and they will publicize it to the world. So it is not sold to you, rather it is passed from generation to generation, like a rare gem. “Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it’s not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.” – Barack Obama President Barack Obama is the 44th and current president of the United States, and the first African American to serve as U.S. president. First elected to the presidency in 2008, he won a second term in 2012.
12. We Are the Change We Seek
A collection of Barack Obama’s greatest speeches selected and introduced by columnist E.J. Dionne and MSNBC host Joy-Ann Reid. We Are the Change We Seek is a collection of Barack Obama’s 26 greatest addresses: beginning with his 2002 speech opposing the Iraq War and closing with his final speech before the United Nations in September 2016. As president, Obama’s words had the power to move the country, and often the world, as few presidents before him. Whether acting as Commander in Chief or Consoler in Chief, Obama adopted a unique rhetorical style that could simultaneously speak to the national mood and change the course of public events. Obama’s eloquence, both written and spoken, propelled him to national prominence and ultimately made it possible for the son of a Kenyan man and a white woman from Kansas to become the first black president of the United States.
13. Farewell Speeches
The final speeches of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama. Both speeches were instant and moving landmarks, as well as stirring testaments to the time this inspiring and beloved couple spent in the White House.
14. Obama’s Legacy – Yes We Can, Yes We Did
During his years in office, from 2009 to 2017, Barack Obama signed more landmark legislation than any Democratic president since Lyndon Baines Johnson. This collection presents the legacy of Barack Obama through his presidential work and the legislation of his administration. The edition honors his achievements, the determined efforts despite the resistance and his long lasting influence: Table of Contents: Inaugural Speeches First Inaugural Address (2009) Second Inaugural Address (2013) Main Accomplishments Health Care Climate and Energy American Leadership Economic Progress Equality & Social Progress Executive Orders Presidential Records Review and Disposition of Individuals Detained at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base and Closure of Detention Facilities Review of Detention Policy Options Ensuring Enforcement and Implementation of Abortion Restrictions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Strengthening Protections Against Trafficking in Persons in Federal Contracts Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade Implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States for 2015-2020 Delegation of Certain Authorities and Assignment of Certain Functions Under the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015 Amendment to Executive Order 13673 Developing an Integrated Global Engagement Center To Support Government-wide Counterterrorism Communications Activities Directed Abroad and Revoking Executive Order 13584 International Agreements & Treaties New START Paris Agreement Farwell Address
15. We Can Be Better
“America is not the project of any one person. Because the single most powerful word in our democracy is the word ‘We.’ ‘We The People.’ ‘We Shall Overcome.’ ‘Yes, We Can.'” Few political careers and presidencies have been more defined by speeches than Barack Obama’s. WE CAN BE BETTER is a collection of Barack Obama’s most Influential speeches that span Obama’ political career –from his time as senator through to the end of his tenure as president- giving an in-depth look into his views on everything from the economy, race, religion, foreign policy (diplomacy and war), healthcare, gun violence, political discourse, and the trajectory of America (historical and looking forward). Obama’s best oratory is beautifully written, meticulously crafted and theatrically delivered. It is a record of our fears, flaws, shortcomings and accomplishments.
16. Be Vigilant But Not Afraid
Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States of America, ended his second-and final-term in office on January 20th, 2017. Collected herein are the Obama’s final speeches as the nation’s leaders, reminding Americans of the grace, intellect and moral courage with which they guided the country through two terms in the White House.
17. Barack Obama & His Inspiring Speeches
“My fellow Americans, it has been the honor of my life to serve you. I won’t stop; in fact, I will be right there with you, as a citizen, for all my remaining days. But for now, whether you are young or whether you’re young at heart, I do have one final ask of you as your president — the same thing I asked when you took a chance on me eight years ago. I am asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about change — but in yours. I am asking you to hold fast to that faith written into our founding documents; that idea whispered by slaves and abolitionists; that spirit sung by immigrants and homesteaders and those who marched for justice; that creed reaffirmed by those who planted flags from foreign battlefields to the surface of the moon; a creed at the core of every American whose story is not yet written: Yes We Can. Yes We Did.” Presidential Farewell Address, 10 January 2017, Chicago, Illinois
18. Barack Obama Quotes
” The Best Barack Obama Quotation Book ever Published. Special Edition This book of Barack Obama quotes contains only the rarest and most valuable quotations ever recorded about Barack Obama, authored by a team of experienced researchers. Hundreds of hours have been spent in sourcing, editing and verifying only the best quotations about Barack Obama for your reading pleasure, saving you time and expensive referencing costs. This book contains over 61 pages of quotations which are immaculately presented and formatted for premium consumption. Be inspired by these Barack Obama quotes; this book is a niche classic which will have you coming back to enjoy time and time again. What’s Inside: Contains only the best quotations on Barack Obama Over 61 pages of premium content Beautifully formatted and edited for maximum enjoyment Makes for the perfect niche gift for you or someone special Enjoy such quotes such as: A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, ‘Huh. It works. It makes sense.’ Barack Obama A mother deserves a day off to care for a sick child or sick parent without running into hardship – and you know what, a father does, too. It’s time to do away with workplace policies that belong in a ‘Mad Men’ episode. Barack Obama After 2014, we will support a unified Afghanistan as it takes responsibility for its own future. Barack Obama After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land. Barack Obama Al Qaeda is still a threat. We cannot pretend somehow that because Barack Hussein Obama got elected as president, suddenly everything is going to be OK. Barack Obama … And much more! Click Add to Cart and Enjoy!”
19. Three Eulogies
Three times President Obama has been called upon to deliver words of grace and healing after an appalling mass shooting: after 6 were killed in Tucson, Arizona, after 26 (including 20 children) died at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and most recently after nine were gunned down in a prayer group in Charleston, South Carolina. Each time, President Obama has been up to the task, and has delivered stirring words that have moved millions. In this slim volume, all three speeches appear in their entirety, including calls from the crowd and the President’s responses. The speeches are masterful as examples of the art of writing and delivering a eulogy, and redeeming as messages of hope and love in the face of evil.
20. Barack Obama’s Inaugural Address
This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.
21. Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy
This political satire describes President Obama’s 2014 Foreign Policy. The book of blank pages can also be used as a notebook; makes a great gift for your favorite conservative.
22. President Barack Obama’s January 28, 2014 State of the Union Address with the Republican Response by Representative Cathy McMorris (R-Wa), the Liberta
The complete and full text of President Barack Obama’s January 28, 2014 State of the Union Address along with the Republican Response by Representative Cathy McMorris (R-Washington), the Libertarian Response by Executive Director Wes Benedict, and the Tea Party Response by Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah).
23. The President’s First Inaugural Address and First State of the Union Address
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States, the first African American to hold the office. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review. He was a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights attorney in Chicago and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. He served three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004, running unsuccessfully for the United States House of Representatives in 2000. In 2004, Obama received national attention during his campaign to represent Illinois in the United States Senate with his victory in the March Democratic Party primary, his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in July, and his election to the Senate in November. He began his presidential campaign in 2007, and in 2008, after a close primary campaign against Hillary Rodham Clinton, he won sufficient delegates in the Democratic Party primaries to receive the presidential nomination. He then defeated Republican nominee John McCain in the general election, and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009. Nine months after his election, Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
24. February 12, 2013 State of the Union Address President Barack Obama with the Republican Response by Senator Marco Rubio, the Libertarian Party Response by Carla Howell, and the Tea Party Response by Senator Rand Paul
The full text of the State of the Union Address as delivered on February 12th, 2013 by President Barack Obama, along with the Republican Response delivered by Senator Marco Rubio, the Libertarian Party Response delivered by the Libertarian Party’s Executive Director Carla Howell, and the Tea Party Response by Senator Doctor Rand Paul.
25. Strategy for American Innovation
Pres. Obama’s Innovation Strategy builds on over $100 billion of Recovery Act funds that support innovation, support for educ., infrastructure and others and novel regulatory and exec. order initiatives. It seeks to harness the ingenuity of the Amer. people and a dynamic private sector to ensure that the next expansion is more solid, broad-based, and beneficial than previous ones. The strategy focuses on critical areas where balanced gov’t. policies can lay the foundation for innovation that leads to quality jobs and shared prosperity: (1) Invest in the Building Blocks of Amer. Innovation; (2) Promote Competitive Markets that Spur Productive Entrepreneurship; (3) Catalyze Breakthroughs for National Priorities. Illus. This is a print on demand publication.
26. Of Thee I Sing
Barack Obama delivers a tender, beautiful letter to his daughters in this powerful picture book illustrated by award-winner Loren Long that’s made to be treasured! In this poignant letter to his daughters, Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O’Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of America’s children. Breathtaking, evocative illustrations by award-winning artist Loren Long at once capture the personalities and achievements of these great Americans and the innocence and promise of childhood. This beautiful book celebrates the characteristics that unite all Americans, from our nation’s founders to generations to come. It is about the potential within each of us to pursue our dreams and forge our own paths. It is a treasure to cherish with your family forever.
27. Economic Report of the President Together with the Annual Report of the Council of Economic Advisers
Contents: Economic Report of the Pres.; Annual Report of the Council of Economic Advisers: (1) To Rescue, Rebalance, and Rebuild; (2) Rescuing the Economy from the Great Recession; (3) Crisis and Recovery in the World Economy; (4) Saving and Investment; (5) Addressing the Long-Run Fiscal Challenge; (6) Building a Safer Financial System; (7) Reforming Health Care: (8) Strengthening the Amer. Labor Force; (9) Transforming the Energy Sector and Addressing Climate Change; (10) Fostering Productivity Growth through Innovation and Trade. Appendix: Statistical Tables Relating to Income, Employment, and Production. Charts and tables.
28. The Complete Book of Presidential Inaugural Speeches
Every four years, the United States elects a President. And every four years, that President makes a speech, outlining his goals and plans for the coming term. Presidential inaugurations are Constitutionally mandated. Inaugural speeches, however, are just a tradition, but an enduring tradition. The tradition of inaugural speeches began with George Washington speaking to a joint session of Congress in the Senate Chamber of Federal Hall in New York City. It has continued all the way up to Barack Obama’s speech on the West Front of the Capitol to a crowd that overflowed the National Mall. Presidential historian Ian Randal Strock has compiled every one of the 65 Presidential inaugural addresses into this volume. Also included are descriptions of the elections that brought those Presidents to office, as well as information on the various inaugural ceremonies.
29. Power in Words
Power in Words tells the behind-the-scenes story of how 18 speeches made a president. Berry and Gottheimer include a rich introduction to every speech that features political analysis and provides insight and historical context. Includes 18 full-length speeches. “Refer to this work to better understand and appreciate the power of words of our forty-fourth president.” —Dana Perino, former White House press secretary.
30. Our Enduring Spirit
An illustrated edition of President Barack Obama’s inaugural address includes the address in its entirety, the text of the Oath of Office, information about past inaugural addresses, and a short biography of President Obama.
31. Change Has Come
Drawings of American voters, patriotic scenes, and presidential candidate and president-elect Barack Obama illustrate inspirational quotations from the senator.
32. The Greatest Gift I Could Offer
Presents a collection of quotations by Obama on the subject of parenting and family, accompanied by commentary about his life, parenting style, and family relationships.
33. A New Era of Responsibility
Synopsis: This document provides a description of the Obama Administration’s fiscal policies and major budgetary initiatives. This document is an overview of the full Fiscal Year 2010 Budget, expected to be released by June 30, 2009.
34. The Plan
This book explains in detail President Obama s plan for America s most pressing problems. It describes how Obama intends to re-position the United States as a leader and role model for the world. In the midst of one of the greatest challenges our country has faced, Obama lays out his vision and goals for putting America back on track. Among the topics are: Reviving the economy, reducing the deficit, leaving Iraq, Universal Healthcare, Stem Cell Research, Afghanistan, Iran and North Korea, energy independence, caring for our Veterans, improving education, Global Warming, Social Security, improving infrastructure, lowering taxes, and fighting terrorism.
35. The Gift of Hope
a gift book packed with a number of Obama’s most inspirational quotations
36. Yes We Can!
Quotations drawn from Barack Obama’s victory speech, accompanied by photographs of the president-elect with children, encourage children to work with the government to make America a better country. Original.
37. My Fellow Americans
Complete inaugural addresses of all the American Presidents. “With malice toward none, with charity for all.” — Lincoln “The only thing we have to fear is — fear itself.” — Roosevelt “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” — Kennedy
38. Words that Changed a Nation
If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy tonight is your answer. Barack Obama Words That Changed a Nation is a concise collection of the eleven most significant speeches of Barack Obama the words that defined his campaign, the words that made history, the words that inspired a nation: The Audacity of Hope (DNC Keynote) Take Back America Announcement for Candidacy Yes We Can (South Carolina Victory Speech) A More Perfect Union (famous speech on race) Final Primary Night: Presumptive Nominee Speech A World That Stands as One (famous speech in Berlin) The American Promise (DNC acceptance speech) Election Night Victory Speech The Inaugural Address 2009 Economic Address Also included is a brief selection of public declarations on the death of Rosa Parks, the loss of Habeas Corpus, his Father s Day address, and his official 2002 Senate floor statement against the invasion of Iraq.
39. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA – A New Chapter in AMERICAN HISTORY
Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of America on January 20, 2009. A New Chapter In American History! His own Words and his Promises on 644 pages. All Speeches of 2007 and 2008; plus his Inaugural Speech, January 20, 2009.
40. Los Sueños de Mi Padre
En estas memorias líricas y absorbentes, el hijo de un africano negro y una estadounidense blanca busca un significado viable a su vida como negro afroamericano. Comienza en Nueva York, donde Barack Obama se entera de que su padre –al que conoce más como mito que como hombre– ha fallecido en accidente automovilístico. La inesperada noticia provoca en él un viaje físico y emocional que le lleva de Kansas a Hawai y más tarde a Kenia, en una emotiva odisea que le permitirá conocer realmente a su familia, la amarga verdad de la vida de su padre, y conciliar al fin las distintas partes de su fragmentada herencia.
41. Barack Obama In His Own Words
Provides a collection of quotations that reflect the political views and values of America’s forty-fourth president.
42. Words on a Journey
Available for volume discounts of up to 60% and free shipping, or obtain through Ingram with full discount. Contact Arc Manor for any questions or to place orders. Email: sales@ArcManor.com Fax: 310-388-8449 Phone: 240-645-2214. Beautifully bound in a laminated case hard cover. ***** 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. *****
43. Celebrating Change
**INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING KEY SPEECHES BY BARACK OBAMA ** Speech Against Going to War With Iraq, October 2, 2002 ** Keynote Address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, July 27, 2004 ** Announcement That He Will Run for the Office of the President of The United States, Springfield, IL, February 10, 2007 ** Iowa Caucus Victory Speech, Des Moines, IA, January 3, 2008 ** New Hampshire Primary Speech After Loss, Nashua, NH, January 8, 2008 ** South Carolina Victory Speech, Columbia, SC, January 26, 2008 ** Speech at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, Richmond, VA, February 9, 2008 ** ‘A More Perfect Union’ (Responding to the Reverend Jeremiah Wright Controversy) Philadelphia, PA, March 18, 2008 ** ‘The American Promise’ (Accepting the Democratic Nomination at the Democratic National Convention), Denver, CO, August 28, 2008 ** President-Elect Barack Obama: Address to the Nation, Election Night, Chicago, IL, November 04, 2008 ** ALSO INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING ** Senator Hillary Clinton: Democratic National Convention August 26, 2008 ** Senator John McCain: Concession Speech, November 4, 2008 **
44. Barack Obama’s Speech on Race
Many commentators consider Senator Obama’s speech a unique, even historic event, an exceptionally open discussion of the most sensitive subject in American politics and American civil society. Others have either condemned it or brushed it aside as a smokescreen by a master of rhetorical illusion. We believe it is important to provide you, our readers, with the complete text so that you might better judge the discussion about this event. Interestingly, the full text of the speech has been the second most “emailed” item on the site of the New York Times in many months. Read the speech that endeavors to shatter not only the barriers between men, nations and countries, young and old, rich and poor, but an address that is sure to breach the barriers of time and become a permanent fixture of American history, as it has already claimed near-instant fame.
45. Obama Vs. McCain
This book lists every legislation considered by the U.S. Senate between January 6, 2995 and May 22, 2008 and shows you how Senator Obama and Senator McCain voted on each of these issues.
46. Dreams From My Father
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF ESSENCE’S 50 MOST IMPACTFUL BLACK BOOKS OF THE PAST 50 YEARS In this iconic memoir of his early days, Barack Obama “guides us straight to the intersection of the most serious questions of identity, class, and race” (The Washington Post Book World). “Quite extraordinary.”—Toni Morrison In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man—has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey—first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother’s family to Hawaii, and then to Kenya, where he meets the African side of his family, confronts the bitter truth of his father’s life, and at last reconciles his divided inheritance. Praise for Dreams from My Father “Beautifully crafted . . . moving and candid . . . This book belongs on the shelf beside works like James McBride’s The Color of Water and Gregory Howard Williams’s Life on the Color Line as a tale of living astride America’s racial categories.”—Scott Turow “Provocative . . . Persuasively describes the phenomenon of belonging to two different worlds, and thus belonging to neither.”—The New York Times Book Review “Obama’s writing is incisive yet forgiving. This is a book worth savoring.”—Alex Kotlowitz, author of There Are No Children Here “One of the most powerful books of self-discovery I’ve ever read, all the more so for its illuminating insights into the problems not only of race, class, and color, but of culture and ethnicity. It is also beautifully written, skillfully layered, and paced like a good novel.”—Charlayne Hunter-Gault, author of In My Place “Dreams from My Father is an exquisite, sensitive study of this wonderful young author’s journey into adulthood, his search for community and his place in it, his quest for an understanding of his roots, and his discovery of the poetry of human life. Perceptive and wise, this book will tell you something about yourself whether you are black or white.”—Marian Wright Edelman
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