After returning to my desk I started googling all the information I could find on this potential candidate for president. Barack was a senator from Illinois who served only one term in the senate seat. He was married and had two kids and a dog.
It was Friday evening I was preparing for the interview that evening with Barack to make sure I asked all the questions that the people would want to know about the candidate for president. As I made my way to the venue where the press conference was to take place, I was approached by an army of secret service members who had him heavily guarded. As I tried to make my way to Mr. Obama there was a crowd of onlookers shaking hands and taking picturing with him. When I finally made m...
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- Summary The title of the book is “The Audacity of Hope;” and it is written by current president Barack Obama. In 2004, he was only a young U.S. Senator from Illinois, who was driven into the national eye at the 2004 Democratic Convention when he delivered a speech called “The Audacity of Hope.”After less than twenty minutes of speaking, Obama’s name was known all over the country, with many political examiners predicting that he was well qualified to enter the next presidential race. Before this, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School.... [tags: Senator, Politician, Speech]
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