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THE OBAMA ANNALS by Andrew P. Zappia

THE OBAMA ANNALS

A Weekly Chronicle of the Obama Years

by Andrew P. Zappia

Pages: 540

Dimensions: 8.5 x 11

Category
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - Presidents & Heads of State
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - Political
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE - American Government - General

Type : Paperback

ISBN : 9781631295782

Price : $33.99

The election of Barak Obama as President was a watershed moment for our nation.  Not only was he the first African American ever elected President, but also he won in a landslide at a time of financial crisis at home, and terrorist threats abroad.  Mr. Obama won with a message of hope and change.  During his eight years in office, America and Mr. Obama changed in many ways, but throughout, Mr. Obama remained a divisive figure.  This book offers a comprehensive chronicle of the Obama Presidency, from its first week until its last.  It is a contemporaneous history, with each weekly chapter written within days of the events described.  What emerges from this chronicle is a history of the man, his times, and his efforts to transform America based on a liberal vision.  The book ends where it began, on the West Portico of the Capitol, with a new President being sworn in (the unconventional Republican victor Donald Trump), and his predecessor departing, a very disappointed Barak Obama.  It is for the reader to judge how much America changed for the better under Mr. Obama, and how much hope endured.

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