A Long Time Coming: The Inspiring, Combative 2008 Campaign and the Historic Election of Barack Obama

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  • Copyright: 2010-01-12
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group
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In Chicago, Illinois, at midnight on November 4, 2008. United States President-elect Barack Obama said to a sea of Americans, "It has been a long time coming, but tonight, because of what we did on this day, in this election, at this defining moment, change has come to America".

Author Biography

Newsweek Editor-at-Large Evan Thomas has written more than a hundred cover stories. His other books include a biography of Robert Kennedy and, most recently, the New York Times bestseller Sea of Thunder. This book is based on reporting by Daren Briscoe, Eleanor Clift, Katie Connolly, Peter Goldman, Daniel Stone and Nick Summers.

Table of Contents

Prologue: The Age of Obamap. vii
How He Did Itp. 1
Back from the Deadp. 31
The Long Siegep. 53
Going into Battlep. 81
Center Stagep. 111
The Great Debatesp. 137
The Final Daysp. 163
Epiloguep. 183
Appendix: An Interview with Barack Obamap. 195
Acknowledgmentsp. 219
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