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Power in Words The Stories Behind Barack Obama's Speeches, from the State House to the White House

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ISBN-10: 0807001694

ISBN-13: 9780807001691

Edition: 2011

Authors: Mary Frances Berry, Josh Gottheimer, Theodore C. Sorensen

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List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 9/6/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Josh Gottheimer was a speechwriter to President Bill Clinton and a senior advisor to the United States Commission on Civil Rights. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a Thouron Fellow at Oxford, he is now at Harvard Law School. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Tracy B. Strong is distinguished professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. He is a former editor of Political Theory and the author or editor of many books, including Friedrich Nietzsche and the Politics of Transfiguration, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the Politics of the Ordinary, and The Many and the One: Religious and Secular Perspectives on Ethical Pluralism in the Modern World.�Theodore C. Sorensen, former special counsel and adviser to President John F. Kennedy, has practiced international law for more than thirty-four years and has advised numerous international institutions and foreign governments. He is the author of several books…    

Foreword
Introduction
Speech against the Iraq War Resolution
October 2, 2002 l Federal Plaza, Chicago, Illinois
Keynote Address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention
July 27, 2004 l FleetCenter, Boston, Massachusetts
United States Senate Victory Speech
November 2, 2004 l Hyatt Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois
John Lewis's Sixty-fifth Birthday Gala
February 21, 2005 l Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Knox College Commencement Address
June 4, 2005 l Galesburg, Illinois
Call to Renewal Keynote Address
June 28, 2006 l National City Church, Washington, D.C.
"An Honest Government, A Hopeful Future"
August 28, 2006 l University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Presidential Announcement Speech
February 10, 2007 l Old State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois
Iowa Jefferson-Jackson Dinner
November 10, 2007 l Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Des Moines, Iowa
Night of Iowa Caucus
January 3, 2008 l Hy-Vee Hall, Des Moines, Iowa
Night of New Hampshire Primary
January 8, 2008 l Nashua South High School, Nashua, New Hampshire
South Carolina Primary Victory Speech
January 26, 2008 l Columbia Hotel, Columbia, South Carolina
Night of Super Tuesday Primaries
February 5, 2008 l Hyatt Regency Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
"A More Perfect Union"
March 18, 2008 l National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Night of North Carolina and Indiana Primaries
May 6, 2008 l RBC Center, Raleigh, North Carolina
"A World That Stands as One"
July 24, 2008 l Victory Column, Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
"The American Promise": Democratic National Convention
August 28, 2008 l Invesco Field, Denver, Colorado
Election Night Victory Speech
November 4, 2008 l Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois
Acknowledgments
Notes