Barack Obama is one of the most popular public speakers of world. Currently he is the president of United States of America. He is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was the president of the Harvard Law Review. Before earning the law degree, he was a community organizer in Chicago. In Chicago, he worked as a civil rights attorney and also taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School (1992 to 2004). Today I am going to share Top 5 Speeches of Barack Obama. However, you can find the complete list of his speeches on obamaspeeches.com.
The Audacity of Hope — He was then Illionois State Senator. “Audacity of Hope” Speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention (DNC) on the night of Tuesday, July 27, 2004. Before giving this speech, he was a relatively unknown politician in United States. The speech instantly helped him to become one of the most well known politicians in the United States of America and people started talking about his future run for the presidency.
A More Perfect Union — He delivered “A More Perfect Union” speech on March 18, 2008 in the course of the contest for the 2008 Democratic Party presidential nomination. In the speech he was mainly responding to a spike in the attention paid to controversial remarks made by the Reverend Jeremiah Wright. He also discussed about the issue of race in the United States.
Change has come to America — Barack Obama gave his Presidential Election Victory Speech at Grant Park in his home city of Chicago, Illinois, before an estimated crowd of 2.5 lakh people. This speech is considered one of the most widely-watched and repeated political addresses in history of world. In this speech, Obama focused on the major issues facing the United States and the world and his slogan of change.
Barack Obama speech to joint session of Congress, 2009 — Obama delivered this speech to a joint session of the 111th United States Congress on February 24, 2009 where he discussed the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 as well as the Troubled Assets Relief Program, the state of the economy, and the future of United States.
A New Beginning — He delivered “A New Beginning” speech on June 4, 2009 at the Major Reception Hall at Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt. Al-Azhar University co-hosted the event. In this speech he discussed ways through which they can end the suspicion and discord between America and the Muslim world.