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Letters to President Obama : Americans Share Their Hopes and Dreams with the First African-American President.

Author: Josephine A V Allen; Donald R Deskins; Sherman Puckett; Hanes Walton
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2009.
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This collection, which will total between 300 and 500 letters from Americans of all walks of life, will become an important piece of history as it describes the variety of feelings and emotions of Americans about the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States. Central to the book is the African-American experience and the long road from slavery to the civil rights era to the twenty-first century, but  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Allen, Josephine A.V.
Letters to President Obama : Americans Share Their Hopes and Dreams with the First African-American President.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., ©2009
Named Person: Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Josephine A V Allen; Donald R Deskins; Sherman Puckett; Hanes Walton
ISBN: 9781626367937 1626367930
OCLC Number: 854976596
Description: 1 online resource (678 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION: --
LETTERS TO PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA; CHAPTER 1 --
The Historical Moment; CHAPTER 2 --
Presidential Character; CHAPTER 3 --
Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and the Puppy; CHAPTER 4 --
African-Americans; CHAPTER 5 --
Campaign Workers; CHAPTER 6 --
Election Night; CHAPTER 7 --
President Bush; CHAPTER 8 --
Kids and High School Students; CHAPTER 9 --
University Students; CHAPTER 10 --
Multiracial Citizens; CHAPTER 11 --
International Perspectives; CHAPTER 12 --
Opposition and Apprehension; CHAPTER 13 --
Congratulations. CHAPTER 14 --
PoemsCHAPTER 15 --
Hope; CHAPTER 16 --
Praise for America; CHAPTER 17 --
Religion; CHAPTER 18 --
The Inaugural Events; CHAPTER 19 --
Vice President Biden, Hillary Clinton, and the Cabinet; CHAPTER 20 --
Public Policy; CHAPTER 21 --
Economic Policy; CHAPTER 22 --
Automobile Industry Policy; CHAPTER 23 --
Energy Policy; CHAPTER 24 --
Educational Policy; CHAPTER 25 --
Foreign Policy; CHAPTER 26 --
Israel, Palestine, and the Middle East; CHAPTER 27 --
The Future.

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This collection, which will total between 300 and 500 letters from Americans of all walks of life, will become an important piece of history as it describes the variety of feelings and emotions of Americans about the election of Barack Obama as President of the United States. Central to the book is the African-American experience and the long road from slavery to the civil rights era to the twenty-first century, but Americans of every race, color, gender, and age will be represented. From children and seniors, from cities and farms, all we have something to say and much to share abou.

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