Author(s): Jr., E.J. Dionne,Reid, Joy-Ann
'We have been given the first partial, though still substantive, look at Obama 's words, and it is a political partisan's dream to see them so finely gathered here' Washington Post
We Are the Change We Seek is a collection of Barack Obama's greatest addresses, beginning with his 2002 speech opposing the Iraq War and closing with his emotional farewell address in Chicago in January 2017. As president, Obama 's words had the power to move the country, and often the world, as few presidents before him. Whether acting as Commander in Chief or Consoler in Chief, Obama 's unique rhetorical style could simultaneously speak to the national mood and change the course of public events. Obama 's enduring eloquence, both written and spoken, propelled him to international prominence and ultimately made it possible for the son of a Kenyan man and a white woman from Kansas to become the first black president of the United States.
About the author:
E.J. Dionne, Jr. is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a syndicated columnist for the Washington Post, and a university professor in the Foundations of Democracy and Culture at Georgetown University. He is the author of six books. The most recent are Why the Right Went Wrong- Conservatism - From Goldwater to Trump and Beyond, published by Simon & Schuster in 2016, and Our Divided Political Heart, published by Bloomsbury in 2012.
Joy-Ann (Joy) Reid is a political analyst and the host of "AM Joy" which airs weekend mornings on MSNBC. She is the author of Fracture- Barack Obama, the Clintons and the Racial Divide, published by William Morrow in September 2015, and released in paperback in September 2016.
Number of Pages: 384
Publication Date: 20181101
Product Form: Paperback / softback
Dimensions (LxWxH): 197 mm129 mm28 mm
Weight: 274 gr