TITLE

VICTORY SPEECH

AUTHOR(S)
Wood, James
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
New Yorker;11/17/2008, Vol. 84 Issue 37, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores themes and topics of the election victory speech of U.S. president Barack Obama. The speech borrows from speeches by U.S. president Abraham Lincoln including the Gettysburg Address. Themes of the speech include perfection of the union and allusions to the speeches of civil rights leader Martin Luther Ling, Jr.
ACCESSION #
35187172

 

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