Obama: The Historic Presidency of Barack Obama - Updated Edition (Hardcover)
A vibrant celebration of President Obama, this stunning commemorative book provides a valuable record of his historical presidency and the years since he left office. It has now been more than two years since Barack Obama concluded his historic two-term presidency. Through stunning images by White House photographers and others, as well as notable essays and quotes from a broad spectrum of people, this updated edition of Obama looks back at the President's journey--from his remarkable victory, to his significant milestones and final days in office, to his life after the White House.
Obama features rare and previously unseen photographs, along with iconic images and newspaper front pages. It also features dramatic pictures--including the iconic shot from the situation room as the president and his staff watched the live unfolding of the Osama bin Laden raid; day-to-day images of Obama in his roles as world leader, policymaker, commander in chief, and father. There are lighthearted photos from the White House Correspondents' Dinner, late-night television appearances, and moments with the entire Obama family.
Sixteen additional pages follow President Obama in recent years campaigning for Democratic candidates, engaging in philanthropic work, and traveling the world. The expanded volume updates the status of many of Obama's groundbreaking achievements, such as the Affordable Care Act (aka "Obamacare"), the Iran nuclear deal, the Paris climate accord, EPA protections, transgender rights, DACA, and much more. Obama is truly a keepsake memento of a beloved president.
About the Author
Former Associated Press editor Mark Greenberg has been a photojournalist for more than 40 years, having worked for United Press International, the Star Ledger, and Visions, his own New York-based photo agency. He has won World Press Photo awards and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for feature photography on the Voyager aircraft. Greenberg was co-creator of the 2009 bestselling book Obama: The Historic Front Pages. Filmmaker Ken Burns has directed and produced some of the most acclaimed historical documentaries ever made. His films have been honored with 15 Emmy Awards, two Grammy Awards, and two Oscar nominations. In 2008, Burns was honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Writer David Tait is a successful ghostwriter and columnist who spent his career in commercial aviation. In 2001 he was awarded an OBE by Queen Elizabeth II for his 20-year role in building Virgin Atlantic Airways from scratch with Sir Richard Branson.