Experience the powerful oratory of our 44th president! Obama's skill at expressing empathy restored the faith and bolstered the hopes of millions of Americans. These selections have been drawn from his speeches, interviews, essays, books, social media posts, and other writings over the past 20 years. Arranged thematically, they reveal his thoughts and feelings about the many issues he faced during his two terms as president.
Offers readers new insight into this remarkable leader, charismatic man and gifted orator. Covers a wide range of topics, from universal healthcare and same-sex equality to racial equality and the threat of terrorism. Extracts are taken from Obama's speeches, interviews, essays, books, social media posts and other writings over the past 20 years.
Carol Kelly-Gangi is the editor of such titles as The Essential Wisdom of the World's Greatest Thinkers, Pope Francis: His Essential Wisdom, and Essential Wisdom of the Founding Fathers (all Sterling). She lives in NJ with her husband and two children.