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    • The Audacity of Hope

    • Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
    • By: Barack Obama
    • Narrated by: Barack Obama
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,231
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,095
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,081

    In July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. Now, in The Audacity of Hope, Senator Obama calls for a different brand of politics: a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the "endless clash of armies" we see in Congress and on the campaign trail; a politics rooted in the faith, inclusiveness, and nobility of spirit at the heart of "our improbable experiment in democracy".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My Fellow Conservatives, Give This A Listen

    • By Dallas D. Lobdell on 02-12-15

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Dreams from My Father

    • A Story of Race and Inheritance
    • By: Barack Obama
    • Narrated by: Barack Obama
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,611
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,049
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,044

    In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father, a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man, has been killed in a car accident.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Amazing Storyteller

    • By Eric V Ross on 03-05-09

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The Audacity of Hope (excerpt)

    • By: Barack Obama
    • Narrated by: Barack Obama
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 273
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194

    In July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. Now, in The Audacity of Hope, Senator Obama calls for a different brand of politics: a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the "endless clash of armies" we see in Congress and on the campaign trail; a politics rooted in the faith, inclusiveness, and nobility of spirit at the heart of "our improbable experiment in democracy".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I am glad I voted for Obama

    • By Deborah on 06-06-09

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    • Barack Obama Inaugural Address (1/20/09)

    • By: Barack Obama
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,031
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 339
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 328

    After being sworn in as the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama delivers his inaugural address on January 20, 2009, in Washington, D.C.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • History

    • By Norberto on 01-22-09

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    • Yes We Can: The Speeches of Barack Obama: Expanded Edition

    • By: Barack Obama
    • Narrated by: Barack Obama
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Expanded from the original, Yes We Can! offers highlights from speeches by Barack Obama and includes his entire inaugural address as an added bonus. For this collection, speeches were chosen to showcase President Obama's powerful, inspiring rhetoric of hope and change and to represent his stands on issues such as climate, energy, service, and the Iraq war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Obama

    • By Alex on 12-08-17

    Regular price: $10.46

    • Of Thee I Sing

    • A Letter to My Daughters
    • By: Barack Obama
    • Narrated by: Andre Braugher
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to 13 groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, President Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of America's children.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome Work

    • By cyril on 01-14-13

    Regular price: $5.27

    • Great Speeches by the Presidents of the United States, 1933 - 2015

    • By: SpeechWorks - compilation, Barack Obama
    • Narrated by: Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan
    • Length: 29 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    A day that will live in infamy.... Nothing to fear but fear itself.... Ask not what your country can do for you.... Ich bin ein Berliner.... Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall. From Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Barack Obama, this collection features original speeches by the presidents of the United States. These are actual historic recordings, the sound quality represents the available audio technology of the era, and varies by recording.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pairs well with history books on the full story

    • By Philo on 11-11-16

    Regular price: $45.47

    • 2008 Second Presidential Debate: Barack Obama and John McCain (10/07/08)

    • Barack Obama and John McCain (10/07/08)
    • By: Barack Obama, John McCain
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34

    The second presidential debate between Republican nominee Senator John McCain and Democratic nominee Senator Barack Obama took place at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 7, 2008. This town hall style debate was open to all topics and Tom Brokaw moderated.

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    • Inauguration Day Ceremony - The Complete Event (1/20/09)

    • By: Dianne Feinstein, Rick Warren, John Paul Stevens, and others
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 48

    The oath of office will be administered to Barack Obama and Joseph Biden on the steps of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., on January 20, 2009.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An historic event

    • By discerningNY on 08-06-18

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    • La Audacia de la Esperanza

    • Reflexiones de como restaurar el Sueño Americano
    • By: Barack Obama
    • Narrated by: Erwin Dorado
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    FonoLibro se complace en presentar el audiolibro en español del best seller No 1 del New York Times: La Audacia de la Esperanza del Senador y candidato demócrata a la presidencia de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Me dio esperanza

    • By Molly on 11-01-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • 2008 DNC

    • Barack Obama Acceptance Speech (8/28/08)
    • By: Barack Obama
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 307
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 110

    Barack Obama, the junior United States Senator from Illinois and the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party in the 2008 presidential election, speaks on the final night of the Democratic National Convention in Denver, August 28, 2008.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Direct, Motivating, Positive

    • By Kimberly on 09-14-08
    • Barack Obama Acceptance Speech (8/28/08)
    • By: Barack Obama
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Release date: 08-29-08
    • 4 out of 5 stars 307 ratings

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    • 2011 State of the Union Address (1/25/11)

    • By: Barack Obama
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 68

    President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Jan. 25, 2011.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • hopeful and encouraging

    • By Maria A. W. on 01-07-16

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    • 2008 First Presidential Debate

    • Barack Obama and John McCain (9/26/08)
    • By: Barack Obama, John McCain
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 51

    The first presidential debate between Republican nominee Senator John McCain and Democratic nominee Senator Barack Obama took place at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi, on September 26, 2008. The focus of this debate was foreign policy and national security. PBS's Jim Lehrer was the moderator.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • First Time Listening

    • By Ms. J-Mae on 06-19-18

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    • 2008 Third Presidential Debate

    • Barack Obama and John McCain (10/15/08)
    • By: Barack Obama, John McCain
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27

    The third presidential debate between Republican nominee Senator John McCain and Democratic nominee Senator Barack Obama took place at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, on October 15, 2008. The focus of this debate was domestic and economic issues and CBS's Bob Schieffer moderated.

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    • John McCain Concedes, Barack Obama Accepts (11/04/08)

    • By: Barack Obama, John McCain
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain addressed supporters and the nation about yesterday's election. Senator McCain announced that he has conceded the presidential election to Senator Barack Obama. Senator Barack Obama, the president elect, declared victory in his address to supporters at Grant Park in Chicago. (November 4, 2008)

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hope and Graciousness

    • By G. S. Harris on 01-08-09

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    • Dreams from My Father

    • A Story of Race and Inheritance
    • By: Barack Obama
    • Narrated by: Barack Obama
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Dreams from My Father is a masterpiece: a refreshing, revealing portrait of a young man asking the big questions about identity and belonging. The son of a black African father and a white American mother, Obama recounts an emotional odyssey. He retraces the migration of his mother's family from Kansas to Hawaii, then to his childhood home in Indonesia. Finally he travels to Kenya, where he confronts the bitter truth of his father's life and at last reconciles his divided inheritance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Characters brought to life

    • By Sara on 08-24-11

    Regular price: $17.75

    • Barack Obama: Guns Are Our Shared Responsibility

    • By: Barack Obama
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    "Barack Obama: Guns Are Our Shared Responsibility" is from the Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Barack Obama and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Barack Obama: Why We Must Rethink Solitary Confinement

    • By: Barack Obama
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    "Barack Obama: Why We Must Rethink Solitary Confinement" is from the Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Barack Obama and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Change We Can Believe In

    • Barack Obama's Plan to Renew America's Promise
    • By: Barack Obama
    • Narrated by: Andre Blake
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    At this defining moment in our history, Americans are hungry for change. After years of failed policies and a failed politics from Washington, this is our chance to reclaim the American dream. Barack Obama has proven to be a new kind of leader - one who can bring people together, be honest about the challenges we face, and move this nation forward. Change We Can Believe In outlines his vision for America.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • proof is n the pudding

    • By Jemal on 11-21-08

    Regular price: $26.60

    • The Inaugural Address of Barack Obama

    • By: Barack Obama
    • Narrated by: Barack Obama
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The first inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the US took place on Tuesday, January 20, 2009. The inauguration, which set a record attendance for any event held in Washington, D.C., marked the commencement of the first four-year term of Barack Obama as president and Joe Biden as vice president. Based on the combined attendance numbers, television viewership, and Internet traffic, it was among the most-observed events ever by the global audience. 

    Regular price: $3.95

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