King's Dream: Barack Obama Becomes President of the United States of America
Our book contains all the news of the riveting 2008 presidential campaign condensed into one book.
Editors Sherry Hutson and Lynn Lyons reveal a unique, dynamic story told by over 500 writers from nearly 200 sources.
Over 1200 entries are included in this day-by-day, month-by-month diary 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 of the inauguration at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
About the Editors
Sherry Hutson and Lynn Lyons, sisters, are natives of Springfield, Illinois. They've been avid followers of state and national politics for many years. Sherry lives near Peoria, Illinois. Lynn lives in Orange County, California.
The editors gratefully acknowledge the many professionals and enthusiasts whose work chronicled the events of the 2008 Democratic Primary and General Election. The links below list the names of the writers and sources whose brief quotations are used to tell the story in our book. A complete set of MLA style End Notes are also provided.