‘No Drama Obama’ keeps his cool while Americans rejoice

‘Obama delivered his speech with extraordinary composure given the significance of the moment. Few other people were holding themselves together’.

8th November, 2008

‘Obama delivered his speech with extraordinary composure given the significance of the moment. Few other people were holding themselves together’.

It was a moment for the ages, and everyone knew it. The local time in Barack Obama’s adopted hometown of Chicago was 10pm, the polls had just closed in the west coast states of California, Oregon and Washington, and - almost instantaneously - the announcement came. CNN, its images being broadcast on huge...

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