King's Dream: Barack Obama Becomes President of the United States of America - An Election Year News Diary

King's Dream contains all the news of the riveting 2008 presidential campaign condensed into one book - a great piece of history.

Editors Sherry Hutson and Lynn Lyons reveal a unique, dynamic story told by over 500 writers from nearly 200 sources. Over 1,200 entries are included in this month-by-month chronology featuring journalists, candidates, pollsters, pundits, bloggers, comedians, celebrities, musicians, artists, politicians, and the people.

The story proceeds in chronological order beginning January 1, 2008. All items used in the book were found on non-paywall Internet websites, in emails, and via text messages.

Read it like a novel or browse through the quotations. The book uses graphics to keep the reader aware of the day by day chronology.

The cover photo of the book shows Barack Obama taking the oath of office on Inauguration Day - January 20, 2009 - photographed by the editors during the live public broadcast at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

About the editors

Sherry Hutson and Lynn Lyons, sisters, are natives of Springfield, Illinois. They have been avid followers of state and national politics for many years. Sherry lives near Peoria, Illinois. Lynn lives in Orange County, California.

Click below to view original photos taken by the editors before, during, and after the 2008 presidential campaign.

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Sherry Hutson and Lynn Lyons, editors of King's Dream

Sherry Hutson right
and Lynn Lyons