Many people want to know Barack Obama-what is his life like? Who is he? The editors of Time LIFE have compiled this book of photographs that capture the drama and triumph of his life thus far. Accompanied by readable narrative, take a look at his life from Hawaii to Indonesia to Harvard to Chicago and eventually to the White House! 176 pages, hardcover.
For decades Americans have turned to LIFE to see understand and remember the most important events and people of our time. Just as LIFE once opened up the glittering Kennedy White House LIFE now focuses its lens on Barack Obama. The American Journey of Barack Obama covers the candidate from his childhood and adolescence to his time as editor of The Harvard Law Review and his Chicago activist years culminating with the excitement and fervor of the historic 2008 Democratic National Convention.