The Rise of Barack Obama by Pete Souza

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Award-winning photojournalist, Pete Souza, documents the meteoric rise of the charismatic Barack Obama from his first day in the U.S. Senate right up to the Pennsylvania presidential primary. More than 80% of these candid and stunning photographs capturing private and political moments have not been seen before. Souza provides extended commentary about each photo to place it in context, and describe the scene and participants. Photo-by-photo the viewer is allowed to examine the senator and candidate's path to the very cusp of history.

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Pete Souza is a freelance photographer and assistant professor of photojournalism at Ohio University's School of Visual Communication. He was the official White House photographer for President Reagan, and he was recently named the official photographer for President-elect Barack Obama. Published this past summer, Souza's The Rise of Barack Obama was a New York Times bestseller.
Published July 1, 2008 by Triumph Books. 176 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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here's the Collection page -- the first gallery of 63 photos contains all of the photos taken by the students in chronological order.

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