President Obama Election 2008 by The Poynter Institute
Collection of Newspaper Front Pages by the Poynter Institute

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"For sheer fun, the best of the commemoratives is

New York Times Best-Seller -- Includes 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.


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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:
Published December 16, 2011 by Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC. 96 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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