Obama's Legacy: What He Accomplished as President

Obama's Legacy: What He Accomplished as President

by Michael I. Days


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455596621
Publisher: Center Street
Publication date: 09/13/2016
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 477,782
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

MICHAEL I. DAYS is editor of the Philadelphia Daily News. Under his leadership, the Daily News has won dozens of national, state, and local awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in 2010. He sits on the national board of the Associated Press Media Editors and is the former editor of its quarterly magazine, APME NEWS. Days has been a frequent guest and commentator on radio and television in the Philadelphia market and is a sought-after speaker, panelist, and moderator in many venues.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I A Man of the People

Chapter 1 The Young 13

Chapter 2 Women 20

Chapter 3 African Americans 36

Chapter 4 LGBT 58

Chapter 5 Immigrants 69

Chapter 6 The Disabled and the Elderly 75

Chapter 7 Veterans 81

Chapter 8 Prisoners 89

Chapter 9 Workers 94

Part II A Man of Action

Chapter 10 The Economy 101

Chapter 11 Defense 116

Chapter 12 Diplomacy 125

Chapter 13 Justice 136

Chapter 14 Labor 148

Chapter 15 Education 153

Chapter 16 Housing and Urban Development 162

Chapter 17 Transportation 166

Chapter 18 Homeland Security 172

Chapter 19 Agriculture 176

Part III A Man of Conviction

Chapter 20 Health 181

Chapter 21 Energy and the Environment 189

Chapter 22 Technology 197

Conclusion: Seeds of Change 205

Epilogue 207

Chronology 211

Acknowledgments 215

Notes 217

Bibliography 249

Index 279

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