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We Are the Change We Seek : the Speeches of Barack Obama / edited by E.J. Dionne Jr. and Joy-Ann Reid

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Obama, Barack  Search this
Dionne, E. J. Jr.  Search this
Reid, Joy-Ann Lomena  Search this
Obama, Barack  Search this
Physical description:
xxviii, 337 pages ; 22 cm
United States
Includes index.
"What I am opposed to is a dumb war" : Speech Against the Iraq War, Chicago, IL, October 2, 2002 -- "The Audacity of Hope" : Speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, Boston, MA, July 27, 2004 -- "How Far We've Come" : Remarks at John Lewis's 65th Birthday Gala, February 21, 2005 -- "We cannot abandon the field of religious discourse" : Keynote Address at the Call to Renewal Conference, Washington, D.C., June 28, 2006 -- "What's next for America?" : Speech at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, Des Moines, IA, November 10, 2007 -- "Yes We Can" : New Hampshire Primary Concession Speech, Nashua, NH, January 8, 2008 -- "A More Perfect Union" : Speech at the National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA, March 18, 2008 -- "Change Happens" : Acceptance Speech at the Democratic National Convention, Denver, CO, August 28, 2008 -- "This is your victory" : Election Night Victory Speech, Chicago, IL, November 4, 2008 -- "A new era of responsibility" : First Inaugural Address, Washington, D.C., January 21, 2009 -- "Open hearts. Open Minds. Fair-minded words" : Remarks at Notre Dame Commencement, South Bend, IN, May 17, 2009 -- "A New Beginning" : Remarks at Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009 -- "A Happy Warrior" : Eulogy for Senator Ted Kennedy, Boston, MA, August 29, 2009 -- "A Just and Lasting Peace" : Nobel Peace Prize Lecture, Oslo, Norway, December 10, 2009 -- Justice Has Been Done : Remarks on Osama Bin Laden, Washington, DC, May 2, 2011 -- "I am here to say they are wrong" : Remarks on the Economy, Osawatomie, KS, December 6, 2011 -- "Newtown, you are not alone" : Remarks at Sandy Hook Interfaith Prayer Vigil, Newtown, CT, December 16, 2012 -- "We, the people?" : Second Inaugural Address, Washington, D.C., January 21, 2013 -- "Now we need to finish the job" : 2013 State of the Union Address, Washington, D.C., February 12, 2013 -- "Trayvon Martin 'could have been my son.'" : Remarks on Trayvon Martin, Washington, D.C., July 19, 2013 -- "Put On Love" : Remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast, Washington, D.C., February 5, 2015 -- "For we were born of change" : Speech Marking the 50th Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," Selma, AL, March 7, 2015 -- "Amazing Grace" : Remarks in Eulogy for the Honorable Reverend Clementa Pinckney, Charleston, SC, June 26, 2015 -- "A World that is Worthy of Our Children" : Remarks at the First Session of COP21, Paris, France, November 30, 2015 -- "You see, change requires more than righteous anger" : Remarks at Howard University Commencement Ceremony, Washington, D.C., May 7, 2016
Barack Obama's political life can be chronicled through a series of major addresses in which he spoke to the nation with a voice uniquely his own. His 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.
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