This volume contains just under 50 key speeches presented by 44th US President Barack Obama, as delivered during his two-term presidency (2009-2016) - from the passage of healthcare reform to State of the Union addresses and speeches before the United Nations.
Primary topics include economic reform, healthcare, gun violence, civil rights, and foreign policy. Specific speeches - aside from State of the Unions, inaugural addresses, and election-related speeches - include from his first term: Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act Bill Signing, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Nominating Judge Sonia Sotomayor, Address at Cairo University, Address to Congress on Health Care, Speech on Strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, Acceptance of Nobel Peace Prize, News Conference on Congressional Gridlock, Speech on Health Care Reform, Remarks on Space Exploration in the 21st Century, Remarks on Wall Street Reform, Speech on the BP Oil Spill, Address on the End of the Combat Mission in Iraq, Remarks at Memorial for Victims of the Tucson, AZ Shooting, Remarks on the Death of Osama Bin Laden, Speech on American Diplomacy in the Middle East and North Africa, Address to the British Parliament, Remarks on the Afghanistan Pullout, Address to Congress on the American Jobs Act, Remarks on the End of the War in Iraq, and Remarks on Sandy Hook Elementary Shootings.
Also from his second term: Remarks on Immigration Reform, Statement on the Government Sequester, Address to the People of Israel, Speech on Gun Violence, Remarks on Trayvon Martin, Remarks on Education and the Economy, Address to the Nation on Syria, Speech on Economic Mobility, Address to the Nation on Immigration, Remarks at the 50th Anniversary of the Selma Marches, Remarks in Eulogy for the Honorable Reverend Clementa Pickney, Remarks to the People of Cuba, and Commencement Address at Rutgers University.
The speeches are delivered by the president himself, with additional narration from Evan Harris.
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A fantastic collection. He is still inspiring to hear. Especially after suffering through his successor. Thank you President Obama.
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