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Shows featuring Barack Obama

  • "The March Is Not Yet Over": President Obama Marks Bloody Sunday Anniversary in Selma Obama-selma50
    President Obama spoke on Saturday in Selma, Alabama, near the Edmund Pettus Bridge where civil rights activists led three marches 50 years ago to demand equal voting rights. "The idea of a just America and a fair America, an inclusive America, and a generous America — that idea ultimately triumphed," Obama...
    March 09, 2015 | Story
  • Unchaining History: Barack Obama Elected President of the United States Happyobama_web
    In an historic election, Barack Obama has become the forty-fourth president of the United States. The first-term senator from Illinois easily defeated John McCain on Tuesday, winning a larger share of the popular vote than any Democrat since Lyndon Johnson in 1964. Record voter turnout was reported across the country. As election results began pouring in last night, thousands of Obama...
    November 05, 2008 | Story
  • Obama Wins Larger Share of Popular Vote Than Any Democrat Since Johnson Signs_obama_web
    Barack Obama was elected the forty-fourth president of the United States on Tuesday. The first-term senator from Illinois easily defeated John McCain on Tuesday, winning a larger share of the popular vote than any Democrat since Lyndon Johnson in 1964. We play an excerpt of his victory speech. [includes rush transcript]
    November 05, 2008 | Story
  • Obama Launches Sharp Assault on McCain, Bush in Acceptance Speech Obamanewweb
    In his historic acceptance speech, Sen. Barack Obama launched a sharp assault on Republican presidential rival John McCain and President Bush. Obama accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination before a record crowd of over 84,000 at Invesco Field in Denver. [includes rush transcript]
    August 29, 2008 | Story
  • In Front of Record Convention Crowd, Obama Accepts Democratic Nomination Obamahappyweb
    Senator Barack Obama accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination last night before a record convention crowd of over 84,000 at Invesco Field in Denver, becoming the first major party African American presidential nominee in US history. Obama’s nomination speech came on the forty-fifth anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington. We...
    August 29, 2008 | Story