Mr. President explores the American presidency from George Washington to today, with special focus on Barack Obama's historic career, his 2008 election, and his 2012 reelection. The collectible medal measures two inches in diameter and is minted in an antiqued brushed-finish format. The front features a portrait of President Obama and the reverse includes an inspiring quote from his second inaugural address.
Mr. President is coauthored by award-winning historian Q. David Bowers and pop-culture commentator David Lifton. It includes illustrated coverage of Barack Obama's childhood; early life and career; his historic 2008 election; his groundbreaking first presidential term; his 2012 campaign and reelection; his 2013 inaugural address; and family life in the Obama White House. Each American president is portrayed in words and pictures with biographical background including their First Ladies and children. Photographs of rare campaign memorabilia, vintage political cartoons, and other colorful images illustrate the text. A special tour of "The American Scene" paints a picture of the cultural setting of each presidency. Notable saying from the presidents — stirring speeches, memorable quips, and powerful insights — bringing these influential me to life.
Also inside: The wondrous journey of First Lady Michelle Obama — career woman, wife, community volunteer, and self-described "mom-in-chief" — and the Obama daughters, Malia and Sasha. Readers will find out what it's like to be a kid in the White House...meet other famous First Ladies and their children...and read the text of the Bush twins' wonderful letter to Sasha and Malia, Michelle's speech at the Democratic National Convention, and more.
|Product dimensions:||8.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.50(d)|