Obama announces candidacy for the presidency

LINK: Obama announces candidacy for the presidency, Springfield, Ill. Feb. 10, 2007

Context:

On this bitterly cold day in February, approximately 16,000 people showed up in Springfield to hear Obama’s announcement of his candidacy for the presidency of the United States.  The event opens with Obama’s senatorial colleague, Dick Durbin, introducing him. It featured many elements what would become staples of Obama rallies for the next 21 months: the up-front acknowledgements, the U2 opening song, the signs, etc.

Advertisements
Published on April 23, 2010 at 4:43 pm  Leave a Comment  

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://jd2i.wordpress.com/obama-announces-candidacy-for-the-presidency/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: