07 January 2018

The Obamas: The White House Years by The Editors of Essence

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About The Obamas: The White House Years

(Blurb below from Amazon.com)
Now, in The Obamas: The White House Years, ESSENCE is pleased to present a commemorative look at significant and seminal moments during the Obama's eight years in the White House. From their two inaugurations, international travels and state dinners to day-to-day encounters with everyday citizens, The Obamas showcases images that offer intimacy and empowerment to readers.

It's all here: the historic moments, the invite-only events, the interactions with extraordinary everyday people and world leaders, the couples individual initiatives aimed at strengthening families and communities, and the blossoming of two future leaders - Malia and Sasha - before our very eyes. Among the highlights:

  • "Be Fearles": an essay from the First Lady herself on her keys to success
  • The full text of President Obama's powerful and important eulogy in South Carolina of the Honorable Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney
  • Dozens of lavish and intimate photographs showcasing the special moments of the Obama presidency and much more

Review The Obamas: The White House Years

This is a beautiful coffee table book on The Obamas. No matter what political side of the line you fall on, I think it's important to take a good non-biased look at The Presidency in all it's forms and incantations. I love looking at books on the different presidents and their day to day lives, as well as the important moments in their presidency. This book on The Obamas showcases important political moments as well as personal moments the family encounters in The White House. I highly recommend this for anyone interested in studying the presidents and their lives.

Disclaimer: A free copy was provided by the publisher for my review. All opinions are 100% my own as always. 

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