The Resource A consequential president : [the legacy of Barack Obama], by Michael D'Antonio

A consequential president : [the legacy of Barack Obama], by Michael D'Antonio

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A consequential president : [the legacy of Barack Obama]
Title
A consequential president
Title remainder
[the legacy of Barack Obama]
Statement of responsibility
by Michael D'Antonio
Title variation
Legacy of Barack Obama
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eng
Summary
  • Recounts the accomplishments of President Obama during his eight years in office, considering his major successes and how he was able to govern while facing both racial hostility and unrealistic expectations
  • Once a most unlikely candidate, Barack Obama's successful campaign for the White House made him a worldwide sensation and a transformative figure even before he was inaugurated. Elected as the Iraq War and Great Recession discouraged millions of Americans, Obama's promise of hope revived the national spirit.Had he only saved the economy, Obama would be considered a truly successful president. However he has achieved so much more, against ferocious opposition, that he can be counted as one of the most consequential presidents in history. With health-care reform, he ended a crisis of escalating costs and inadequate access that threatened 50 million people. His energy policies drove down the cost of power generated by the sun, wind, and even fossil fuels. His climate change efforts produced the first treaty to address global warming in a meaningful way, and his diplomacy produced a dramatic reduction in the nuclear threat posed by Iran. Add the withdrawal of troops from Iraq, the normalization of relations with Cuba, and the "pivot" toward Asia, and his successes abroad match those at home.In A Consequential President, Michael D'Antonio tallies Obama's long record of achievement, both his major successes and less noticed ones that nevertheless contribute to his legacy. Obama's greatest achievement came as he restored dignity and ethics to the office of the president, proof that he delivered the hope and change he promised
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BLACP
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D'Antonio, Michael
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biography
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Read by George Newbern
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1964-
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Newbern, George
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  • Obama, Barack
  • Presidents
  • United States
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adult
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A consequential president : [the legacy of Barack Obama], by Michael D'Antonio
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  • Compact discs
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
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digital storage
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audio disc
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sd
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
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7 audio discs (8 hr.)
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not applicable
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9781441743855
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audio
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rdamedia
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s
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CD audio, digital
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ZPc4ix
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digital recording
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sound disc
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1.4m. per second (discs)
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9781441743855
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  • (OCoLC)957652839
  • 1566555
  • (OCoLC)ocn957652839
  • (Pol)1566555
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Label
A consequential president : [the legacy of Barack Obama], by Michael D'Antonio
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
7 audio discs (8 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781441743855
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
ZPc4ix
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
9781441743855
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957652839
  • 1566555
  • (OCoLC)ocn957652839
  • (Pol)1566555
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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