Redemption Song: Barack Obama, From Hope to Reality

Redemption Song: Barack Obama, From Hope to Reality

by Niall Stanage

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781905483716
Publisher: Liberties Press
Publication date: 08/15/2009
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

NIALL STANAGE has covered American politics since 2003. In Ireland, he is best-known for his journalism for the Sunday Business Post. He has been a regular presence on RTÉ Radio in recent months, offering analysis on the presidential election and its aftermath for the Tubridy Show, Drivetime and the Late Debateamongst others. In the US, he writes extensively for the New York Observer. In Britain, he is a regular contributor to the Guardian. A resident of Harlem, New York, he has also written for the Wall Street Journal and has regularly appeared on American TV news channels, including Fox News.

Table of Contents

Preface 7

1 The Speech 15

2 Leap of Faith 35

3 Girding for Battle 53

4 Yes We Can! 71

5 Trumping the Race Card 88

6 The Warrior 105

7 Elation and Frustration 123

8 An End and a Beginning 143

9 Obama, Ireland and the World 161

10 Unconventional Conventions 181

11 Breaking the Deadlock 199

12 The Final Push 216

13 Chicago 232

Epilogue 246

Acknowledgements 262

A Note on Sources 264

Index 265

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