Product Code: 6326
ISBN: 9780807001691
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Beacon Press
Published Date: 09/06/2011
Pages: 304
Availability:In stock
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Price: $20.00

In Power in Words, distinguished historian and civil rights activist Mary Frances Berry and former presidential speechwriter Josh Gottheimer introduce Barack Obama's most memorable speeches. Compelling and enduring, Power in Words delivers the behind-the-scenes account of Obama's rhetorical legacy and is a collection to relish for years to come.


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Foreword by Ted Sorensen

Introduction

1 Speech against the Iraq War Resolution
October 2, 2002 l Federal Plaza, Chicago, Illinois

2 Keynote Address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention
July 27, 2004 l Fleet Center, Boston, Massachusetts

3 United States Senate Victory Speech
November 2, 2004 l Hyatt Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois

4 John Lewis's Sixty-fifth Birthday Gala
February 21, 2005 l Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia

5 Knox College Commencement Address
June 4, 2005 l Galesburg, Illinois

6 Call to Renewal Keynote Address
June 28, 2006 l National City Church, Washington, D.C.

7 An Honest Government, A Hopeful Future
August 28, 2006 l University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

8 Presidential Announcement Speech
February 10, 2007 l Old State Capitol, Springfield, Illinois

9 Iowa Jefferson-Jackson Dinner
November 10, 2007 l Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Des Moines, Iowa

10 Night of Iowa Caucus
January 3, 2008 l Hy-Vee Hall, Des Moines, Iowa

11 Night of New Hampshire Primary
January 8, 2008 l Nashua South High School, Nashua, New Hampshire

12 South Carolina Primary Victory Speech
January 26, 2008 l Columbia Hotel, Columbia, South Carolina

13 Night of Super Tuesday Primaries
February 5, 2008 l Hyatt Regency Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

14 A More Perfect Union
March 18, 2008 l National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

15 Night of North Carolina and Indiana Primaries
May 6, 2008 l RBC Center, Raleigh, North Carolina

16 A World That Stands as One
July 24, 2008 l Victory Column, Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany

17 The American Promise: Democratic National Convention
August 28, 2008 l Invesco Field, Denver, Colorado

18 Election Night Victory Speech
November 4, 2008 l Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois

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