Michelle Obama

Author: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publisher: Sterling
ISBN: 9781454926368
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With 140 photographs, inspiring quotes, and excerpts from historic speeches, this stunning volume celebrates beloved First Lady Michelle Obama. Although the book focuses on 2007 to 2016, it also covers the pre-White House years, from childhood to law school to Obama's first campaign. It also explores her family life; "First Lady Firsts"; TV appearances and official trips; main health, social, and education projects; and role as glamorous First Hostess at State Dinners and other events.

Pride The Lgbtq Rights Movement

Author: Christopher Measom
Publisher: Sterling
ISBN: 9781454936558
Size: 14.92 MB
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This groundbreaking, in-depth visual tribute to the LGBTQ+ Pride movement covers key events and figures over the last century that led to the game-changing Stonewall Uprising of June 1969 and beyond--from the devastation of the AIDS crisis to present-day struggles for equality and the push for gender rights. Pride features more than 120 photos and artworks; profiles of Pride icons; speeches by leading activists and political figures; and passages from important dramatic, musical, and literary works.

Elizabeth Warren

Author: Antonia Felix
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1492665290
Size: 53.31 MB
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Elizabeth Warren's rise as one of America's most powerful women is a stirring lesson in persistence. From her fierce support of the middle class to her unapologetic response to political bullies, Warren is known as a passionate yet plain-speaking champion of equity and fairness. In the wake of one fellow senator's effort to silence her in 2016, three words became a rallying cry across the country: Nevertheless, she persisted... In this breakthrough biography, bestselling author Antonia Felix carries readers from Warren's hardscrabble roots in Norman, Oklahoma, to her career as one of the nation's most distinguished legal scholars and experts on the economics of working Americans. Felix reveals how Warren brought her expertise to Washington to become an icon of progressive politics in a deeply divided nation, and weaves together never-before-told stories from those who have journeyed with Warren from Oklahoma to the halls of power.

Celebrating First Lady Michelle Obama In Pictures

Author: Jane Katirgis
Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 9780766036529
Size: 20.39 MB
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"Photographs illustrate the life of Michelle Obama from childhood with a focus on her role as first lady of the United States"--Provided by publisher.

Notre Dame De Paris

Author: Antonia Felix
Publisher: Sterling
ISBN: 9781454938316
Size: 22.45 MB
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Notre-Dame has long stood as a symbol of Paris--people openly wept as fire swept through the iconic building. In stunning photographs, this volume celebrates the cathedral through the ages, from its beginnings in 1160 and construction during the Middle Ages, to its survival through the French Revolution and two World Wars, to its resurgence after the publication of Victor Hugo's novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame; and, finally, its recent near-destruction. . . and the efforts to restore it to its former glory.

Hope Never Fear

Author: Callie Shell
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1797204467
Size: 63.58 MB
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An affecting, profoundly personal insight into an extraordinary couple who energized and empowered millions of people around the world. An intimate collection of photographs that follow Barack and Michelle Obama on their incredible presidential journey: Award-winning photographer Callie Shell presents a firsthand collection of portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama depicting the guiding principles that defined their time in the White House. While documenting the journey from the Obama's family home in Chicago to the most powerful house in the United States, Shell and the Obamas became fast friends, swapping stories about their families and sharing tips about coping with life on the road. • Features over 100 compelling photographs from behind the scenes, including many previously unpublished, that give viewers a glimpse into the happiness, the stress, the triumphs, the pressures, and everything in between • Each photograph is paired with insightful quotes from Michelle and Barack that reveal their warmth, compassion, and unending commitment to service • Includes an in-depth introduction by Shell along with notes drawn from the diaries she kept during her time with the Obamas to give Hope, Never Fear a genuine feel that is captivating and authentic Hope, Never Fear makes an empowering gift for any photography, presidential, or history fan. Fans for Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza and Becoming by Michelle Obama will love Hope, Never Fear. Callie Shell is a World Press Photo Award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in magazines, books, galleries, and museums throughout the world. She has covered five presidential campaigns, served for eight years as the official photographer for Vice President Al Gore during the Clinton administration, and spent over 10 years capturing images leading up to and during Barack Obama's presidency.

The Unstoppable Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Author: Antonia Felix
Publisher: Sterling
ISBN: 9781454933328
Size: 31.55 MB
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On the 25th anniversary of her appointment to the Supreme Court, this unofficial retrospective celebrates the "Notorious RBG"--Ruth Bader Ginsburg! Not only does she possess one of the greatest legal minds of our time, she has become a pop culture icon. With more than 100 photographs, quotes, inspiring speeches, and insightful commentary--plus a foreword by Mimi Leder--this tribute to her achievements covers her younger years, early professional life, marriage, many firsts, landmark cases, and the prejudice she overcame to reach the pinnacle of her field.

Michelle Obama

Author: Peter Slevin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307958833
Size: 55.89 MB
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An inspiring story of a modern American icon, here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama. With disciplined reporting and a storyteller’s eye for revealing detail, Peter Slevin follows Michelle to the White House from her working-class childhood on Chicago’s largely segregated South Side. He illuminates her tribulations at Princeton University and Harvard Law School during the racially charged 1980s and the dilemmas she faced in Chicago while building a high-powered career, raising a family and helping a young community organizer named Barack Obama become president of the United States. From the lessons she learned in Chicago to the messages she shares as one of the most recognizable women in the world, the story of this First Lady is the story of America. Michelle Obama: A Life is a fresh and compelling view of a woman of unique achievement and purpose. From the Hardcover edition.

Obama The Historic Campaign In Photographs

Author: Deborah Willis
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN:
Size: 76.53 MB
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A photographic chronicle of Barack Obama's historic presidential campaign documents his family, his fellow candidates, the voters who selected him, his speeches, and memorable campaign moments and events.