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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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 921 OBAMA, BARACK GRE

Chait, Jonathan

Summary: "Jonathan Chait ... digs deep into Obama's record on major policy fronts-- economics, the environment, domestic reform, health care, race, foreign policy, and civil rights-- to demonstrate why history will judge our forty-fourth president as among the greatest in history"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House, an imprint of William Morrow 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.932 CHA

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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1 available in Adult, Call number: B OBAMA SOU

Mann, Jim

Summary: An analysis of the events, ideas, and conflicts that have defined the Obama administration's foreign policy explores the struggles to enact coherent and effective policies at a time of global turmoil.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 MAN

Maraniss, David.

Summary: Based on hundreds of interviews and documents, this book chronicles the forces that shaped the first black president of the United States and explains why he thinks and acts as he does.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK MAR

Miniter, Richard.

Summary: "In the first book to explore President Obama's leadership style by digging into the details of his biggest successes and failures, New York Times bestselling journalist Richard Miniter investigates the secret world of the West Wing and the combative personalities that shape world events. Based on exclusive interviews, inside sources, and never-before-published material, Leading from Behind...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 MIN

Summary: Chronicles the summer afternoon in 1989 when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed the future First Lady, Michelle Robinson, on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SOU

Carter, Stephen L.

Summary: Presents an analysis of Barack Obama's views on war and the military in the first two years of his presidency, discussing his evolution from being a peace candidate to being a president conducting two wars and how this change affects national security and the nation's future.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beast Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 CAR

Dyson, Michael Eric

Summary: Michael Eric Dyson delivers a provocative exploration of the politics of race and the Obama presidency. Barack Obama's presidency unfolded against the national traumas of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Freddie Gray, and Walter Scott. The nation's first African American president was careful to give few major race speeches, yet he faced criticism from all sides, including from African Americans....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 DYS

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.24 HUG

Souza, Pete

Summary: As Chief Official White House Photographer, Pete Souza spent more time alongside President Barack Obama than almost anyone else. His years photographing the President gave him an intimate behind-the-scenes view of the unique gravity of the Office of the Presidency -- and the tremendous responsibility that comes with it. His latest collection is a portrait in Presidential contrasts, telling the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 SOU

Katz, David

Summary: "A personal, intimate, photographic celebration of President Barack Obama in the years prior to his presidency, from friend and former aide David Katz"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 KAT

Chollet, Derek H.

Summary: "Describes how President Obama has changed and improved the course of American foreign policy through the way he approached difficult global challenges including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, turbulence in Syria and the rise of ISIS,"--NoveList.

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 CHO

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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Wilson, John K.

Summary: Explores the ideas that Illinois senator Barack Obama has about race, religion, and politics and discusses how he has been received as a presidential candidate by the far right, the far left, the media, and everyday Americans.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Paradigm 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK WIL

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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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.932 ABR

Corn, David.

Summary: Based on interviews with senior administration officials and others close to the Oval Office, a political journalist presents a behind-the-scenes look at Obama's third year, documenting and evaluating the crucial decisions of the president.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 COR

Litt, David

Summary: "A different kind of White House memoir, presidential speechwriter David Litt's comic account of his years spent working with Barack Obama and his reflection on Obama's legacy in the age of Trump. Like many twentysomethings, David Litt frequently embarrassed himself in front of his boss's boss. Unlike many twentysomethings, Litt's boss's boss was President Obama. At age twenty-four, Litt became...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LITT, DAVID LIT

Malkin, Michelle.

Summary: In her shocking new book, Malkin goes where the mainstream media refuse to tread. She digs deep into the records of President Obama's staff, revealing corrupt dealings, questionable pasts, and abuses of power throughout his administration.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 MAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.932 MAL

Shaffer, Andrew

Summary: "Vice President Joe Biden is fresh out of the Obama White House and feeling adrift when his favorite railroad conductor dies in a suspicious accident, leaving behind an ailing wife and a trail of clues. To unravel the mystery, "Amtrak Joe" re-teams with the only man he's ever fully trusted--the 44th president of the United States. Together they'll plumb the darkest corners of Delaware,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quirk Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA

Steele, Shelby.

Summary: Award-winning author Steele attests that Senator Barack Obama's groundbreaking quest for the highest office in the land is fast becoming a galvanizing occasion beyond mere presidential politics, one that is forcing a national dialogue on the current state of race relations in America. Says Steele, poverty and inequality usually are the focus of such dialogues, but Obama's bid for so high an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 STE

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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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF ELE

Alter, Jonathan.

Summary: Jonathan Alter, one of the country's most respected journalists and historians, uses his unique access to the White House to produce the first inside look at Obama's difficult debut. In Alter's telling, the real Obama is an authentic, demanding, unsentimental, and sometimes overconfident leader.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, BARACK ALT

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 973.932 ALT

Baker, Peter

Summary: Peter Baker's authoritative history of the Obama presidency is the first complete account that will stand the test of time. Baker takes the measure of Obama's achievements and disappointments in office and brings into focus the real legacy of the man who, as he described himself, "doesn't look like all the presidents on the dollar bills."

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New York Times 2017

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2 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 921 OBAMA, BARACK BAK

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