President Obama: Election 2008

President Obama: Election 2008 : A Collection of Newspaper Front Pages Selected by the Poynter Institute

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"For sheer fun, the best of the commemoratives is "President Obama: A Collection of Newspaper Front Pages from the Poynter Institute."" --"The Philadelphia Inquirer" New York Times Best-Seller Revised to include newspaper front pages from the day after the inauguration! The election of Barack Obama as the first African-American president of the United States was a worldwide historic event resulting in perhaps some of the most important front pages in US history. "President Obama Election 2008" is a collection of over seventy November 5th, 2008 and January 20, 2009 newspaper front pages from around the world. There is no better statement of the emotion, excitement, and significance of these moments in history. During his campaign for the White House, Barack Obama garnered an almost frenzied following. "President Obama Election 2008" is a cherished keepsake or gift for any of the millions of Americans who cast their vote for the 44th President of the United States. Here is the must-have commemorative book on this historic event. * Features 109 historic newspaper front-pages from the day after the election and the day after the inauguration, including international, campus, and ethnic publications. * Includes an introduction by "Doonesbury" creator Garry Trudeau. * Compiled by The Poynter Institute, a non-profit, non-partisan school of journalism."show more

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  • Hardback | 82 pages
  • 231.14 x 302.26 x 15.24mm | 725.74g
  • Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0740784838
  • 9780740784835

About The Poynter Institute

Founded in 1975, The Poynter Institute is a school dedicated to teaching and inspiring journalists and media leaders. It promotes excellence and integrity in the practice of craft and in the practical leadership of successful businesses. It stands for a journalism that informs citizens and enlightens public discourse. It carries forward Nelson Poynter's belief in the value of independent journalism in the public interest. As a financially independent, nonprofit organization, The Poynter Institute is beholden to no interest except its own mission: to help journalists seek and achieve excellence. Online: www.poynter.org www.poynter.org/content/content_view.asp?id=154475show more

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