The Brian Lehrer Show

Obama's Spoken Words

January 12, 201750 min
Joy-Ann Reid, national correspondent for MSNBC and the author of Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide  (William Morrow, 2016) and E.J. Dionne, Washington Post columnist, senior fellow at Brookings, government professor at Georgetown University, author of Why the Right Went Wrong  (Simon & Schuster, 2016), examine President Obama's speeches from 2002 through 2016, his place in history and editing their new book, We Are the Change We Seek: The Speeches of Barack Obama  (Bloomsbury USA, 2017). Now: @EJDionne + @JoyAnnReid join us in listening to Obama's speeches and discussing his legacy. — Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) January 12, 2017 @BrianLehrer @JoyAnnReid After Sandy Hook shooting his speech was touching and raw. — RH (@Raamlife) January 12, 2017 @BrianLehrer @JoyAnnReid Obama's Tucson Memorial speech was pretty good. — RH (@Raamlife) January 12, 2017

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