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Greenberg, Mark

Summary: Back in 2007, when Barack Hussein Obama announced his campaign, his election seemed to be a long shot. But he won in a decisive victory, also garnering a record 69.5 million votes, and on January 20, 2009, he became the 44th president of the United States and its first African American chief executive. Now, after two terms, this book explores Obama's journey in pictures, from his remarkable...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2017

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Obama, Barack.

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Contents: Originally published: New York : Times Books, c1995.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2004

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Obama, Barack.

Summary: "In New York ... 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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2005

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Obama, Barack.

Contents: "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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Obama, Barack.

Summary: Senator Obama calls for a different brand of politics--a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the "endless clash of armies" we see in Congress and on the campaign trail; a politics rooted in the faith, inclusiveness, and nobility of spirit at the heart of our democracy. He explores those forces--from the fear of losing, to the perpetual need to raise money, to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2006

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Obama, Barack.

Summary: Presents the full text of President Obama's inaugural address, as well as President Lincoln's first and second inaugural addresses, his Gettysburg Address, and Ralph Waldo Emerson's essay "Self-reliance."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2009

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Souza, Pete

Summary: During Barack Obama's two terms, Pete Souza was with the President during more crucial moments than anyone else--and he photographed them all. Souza captured nearly two million photographs of President Obama, in moments highly classified and disarmingly candid. Obama: An Intimate Portrait reproduces more than 300 of Souza's most iconic photographs with fine-art print quality in an oversize...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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Obama, Barack.

Summary: 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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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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Obama, Barack.

Summary: Outlines Obama's plan to effect political change in the event of his election, exploring his strategies to revive the economy, create a sound economic future, rebuild America's image abroad, and promote core American values.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2008

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Obama, Barack.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2004

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Obama, Barack

Summary: 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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2017

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Obama, Barack.

Summary: "In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President 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, President Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 302 OBA

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Abramson, Jill

Summary: The remarkable story of Barack Obama's journey to the White House with award winning author contributions. Includes coverage of the inauguration and color photos.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York Times 2009

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Hughey, Matthew W. (Matthew Windust)

Summary: "On November 5, 2008, the nation awoke to a New York Times headline that read triumphantly: "OBAMA. Racial Barrier Falls in Heavy Turnout." But new events quickly muted the exuberant declarations of a postracial era in America: from claims that Obama was born in Kenya and that he is not a true American, to depictions of Obama as a "Lyin African" and conservative cartoons that showed the new...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2014

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Edwards, Roberta.

Summary: Highlights the life and accomplishments of the Harvard Law School graduate, legislator, and civil rights lawyer who became the forty-fourth president of the United States.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2010

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Summary: Depicts people's opinions and thoughts worldwide on Election Day, 2008, when Barack Obama was elected president. All segments were filmed between 8:00 a.m. EST on November 4, 2008 and 4:00 a.m. EST on November 5, 2008, and were filmed by friends of the producer and submitted to him for editing / compilation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bev Pictures 2010

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Klein, Aaron.

Summary: Outline blueprints for President Obama's second term in office, contending that he is preparing a New Deal-style overhaul that will establish government control over the economy and a government-run jobs program based on paycheck fairness.

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Publisher / Publication Date: WND Books 2012

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Mattern, Joanne

Summary: A biography of Barack Obama for early readers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

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D'Antonio, Michael

Summary: Once a most unlikely candidate, Barack Obama's successful campaign for the White House made him a worldwide sensation and a transformative figure even before he was inaugurated. Elected as the Iraq War and Great Recession discouraged millions of Americans, Obama's promise of hope revived the national spirit.Had he only saved the economy, Obama would be considered a truly successful president....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Edwards, Roberta.

Summary: A brief biography of Senator Barack Obama who is running for the position of presidential candidate for the Democratic Party, 2008.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2008

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Wells, Zeb.

Summary: Spider-Man has a series of adventures on the day of Barack Obama's inauguration as President of the United States.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2011

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Sumpter, Tika

Summary: Chronicles the first date of Michelle and Barack Obama, in 1989.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2016

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Haygood, Wil

Summary: When acclaimed Washington Post writer Wil Haygood had an early hunch that Obama would win the 2008 election, he thought he'd highlight the singular moment by exploring the life of someone who had come of age when segregation was so widespread, so embedded in the culture, as to make the very thought of a black president inconceivable. He struck gold when he tracked down Eugene Allen, a butler...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audioworks 2013

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Summary: The editors of LIFE Books have collected a richly illustrated biography of presidential candidate Barack Obama. This work includes intimate pictures from Obama's childhood and his time as editor of Harvard's Law Review, and culminates with the historic Democratic National Convention.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown and Co. 2008

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