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.
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|display_description||"Obama’s skill at expressing deep empathy and thoughtful idealism made him a bestselling author at an early age. These selections have been drawn from his speeches, interviews, essays, books, social media posts, and other writings over the past 20 years. They reveal a sharp intellect, dynamic leadership style, and steadfast determination. Arranged thematically, the quotations reveal his thoughts and feelings, and even the occasional joke, about the many issues he faced during his two terms as president, from universal healthcare and same-sex equality to racial equality, and the threat of terrorism."--Provided by publisher.|
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|record_details||ils:.b19910666|Book|Books|Sterling edition.|English|Sterling,|2017.|ix, 142 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.|
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|subject_facet||Obama, Barack -- Quotations, maxims, etc|
|title_full||Quotable wisdom / Barack Obama ; edited by Carol Kelly-Gangi|