Book Discussion on Power in Words

Former Civil Rights Commissioner Mary Frances Berry and Josh Gottheimer, former speech writer and special assistant to President Bill… read more

Former Civil Rights Commissioner Mary Frances Berry and Josh Gottheimer, former speech writer and special assistant to President Bill Clinton, reflect upon the speeches given by President Barack Obama throughout his political career. The authors examine a collection of President Obama’s public addresses, including his U.S. Senate acceptance speech; “A More Perfect Union,” the address delivered in Philadelphia following the Reverend Wright controversy; and his presidential nomination acceptance speech. Mary Frances Berry and Josh Gottheimer presented their book at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Dec 25, 2010
Last Aired:
Jan 29, 2011

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  • Dec 25, 2010 | 11:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
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