A Speech Chasing a Dream

By Leonard Fein

Forward Association, 2011

President Obama's State of the Union was a powerful speech, regardless of the immediate narrative of the media commentators. It was an appropriate amalgam of the mystical and the statistical, a coherent framework for organizing Washington's work. And while it was not a perfect speech, it carried with it a singular weight as it was delivered from the podium with the three most powerful men in America - Obama, Biden, and Boehner â€" all from truly humble beginnings. Perhaps the American dream is not quite dead yet.

Topic: Narrative, Discourse and Dialogue

Name of Publication: Jewish Daily Forward

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Fein, Leonard. A Speech Chasing a Dream. Jewish Daily Forward. Forward Association. 2011: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=15422


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