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Plagiarism: Barack Obama (Period 6/7)
Plagiarism: Barack Obama (Period 6/7)
Plagiarism: Barack Obama (Period 6/7)
Plagiarism: Barack Obama (Period 6/7)
Plagiarism: Barack Obama (Period 6/7)
Plagiarism: Barack Obama (Period 6/7)
Plagiarism: Barack Obama (Period 6/7)
Plagiarism: Barack Obama (Period 6/7)
Plagiarism: Barack Obama (Period 6/7)
Plagiarism: Barack Obama (Period 6/7)
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Plagiarism: Barack Obama (Period 6/7)

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By Navjot Hansra, Jeanette Jimeniez, Cedric Adona, Roxanne Galdos (Period 6/7)

By Navjot Hansra, Jeanette Jimeniez, Cedric Adona, Roxanne Galdos (Period 6/7)

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  • 1. Navjot Hansra, Jeanette Jimenez, Roxanne Galdos, Cedric Adona Period 6/7 S
  • 2. Who?Plagiarizer: Barack Obama Victim: Deval Patrick Accuser: Hillary Clinton
  • 3. What?Barack ObamaplagiarizedMassachusettsGovernor DevalPatrick’s during his2008 PresidentialCampaign speech.He used words thathad been inGovernor Patrick’s2006 speech.
  • 4. When/Where?Barack Obama delivered his plagiarized speech in Wisconsin on February 16, 2008 for his Presidential Campaign.
  • 5. Why ? (was his speech plagiarized)Obama took direct quotes from Patrick and included them in his speech. “We have nothing to fear, but fear itself, … just words. Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. Just words. … I have a dream … just words.” -Deval Patrick
  • 6. How? (Did everyone react)Hillary Clinton and her campaign took this chance to chargeObama with plagiarism.
  • 7. Obama defended his speech, saying that Patrick happened to be a good friend of his who communicated many thoughts and ideas with him.
  • 8. The story had soonexploded across the nation, but not before GovernorPatrick appeared on ABC’s“Good Morning America” and supported Obama’sspeech and the campaign’s use of his words.
  • 9. Obama still admitted his mistake and realized he should have quoted Patrick. “He (Patrick) had suggested we use these lines. I thought they were good lines. I’msure I should have. Didn’t this time.”
  • 10. WORKS CITEDBailey, Jonathan. "The Obama Plagiarism Scandal." Plagiarism Today. Plagiarism Today, 20 Feb. 2008.Web. 28 Aug. 2012. <http://www.plagiarismtoday.com/2008/02/20/the-obama-plagiarism-scandal/>.Ferri, Lisa, and Olivia Sterns. "Patrick: Plagiarism Accusation Against Obama Extravagant" ABC News.ABC News Network, 19 Feb. 2008. Web. 28 Aug. 2012.<http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Vote2008/story?id=4310143>.Kane, Solly. "Obama Accused Of Plagiarism In Speech." CBSNews. CBS Interactive, 11 Feb. 2009.Web. 28 Aug. 2012. <http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-502323_162-3850012.html>.Spillius, Alex. "Hillary Clinton Accuses Obama of Plagiarism." The Telegraph. The Telegraph, 18 Feb.2008. Web. 28 Aug. 2012. <http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1579074/Hillary-Clinton-accuses-Obama-of-plagiarism.html>.U.S. News Staff. "Clinton Aides Push Plagiarism Charge." US News. U.S.News & World Report, 19Feb. 2008. Web. 28 Aug. 2012. <http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/news-desk/2008/02/19/clinton-aides-push-plagiarism-charge>.
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