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Barack Obama  O R A L C O M M U N I C AT I O N S K I L L S            P R E S E N TAT I O N         PROFESSOR M AR TIN
Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke   06.03.2012
„Itslike I was shot out of a cannon. Im so           overexposedthat I make Paris Hilton looklike a                       ...
4                   „My job isnot to represent                   Washington to you, but to                 representyou to...
1. Biography Born August 4, 1961 in   Honolulu, Hawaii Mother: Ann Durham – from Kansas Father: Barack Obama, Sr. – Ken...
„Issuesarenever simple. One thingImproud of    isthatveryrarely will youhearmesimplifytheissues.“                         ...
1. Biography        1968 – Obama and Mother move to Indonesia        1971 – move to Honolulu to attend schoolCorinna Zie...
1. Biography                                   8 1971 – at age of 10; last   time he saw his father   before his deathCor...
„A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, islike a           good sentence; or a good piece of music.       Everybo...
2. Education 1979 – High School   Graduation 1982 – father dies in   a car accident in   NairobiCorinna Ziegler & Thomas...
„I havenothing to hide, I      enjoybeingmyself.Imnotgoing to changewho I           am just   becauseitsHalloween.“       ...
2. Education 1983 – Graduates Columbia University with degree  Political Science Worked 2 years in Business Sector Move...
„Wehave an obligation and a responsibility to beinvesting              in ourstudents and ourschools.        Wemustmakesur...
3. Marriage  1992 – marries Michelle RobinsonCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke                                      06.03....
„My wife has beenmyclosestfriend, myclosestadvisor. And ...           she’snotsomebodywholooks to thelimelight, orevenis w...
4. Political Career 1995 – publishes first book “Dreams from my Father”Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke               06....
„Most    peoplewhomeetmywifequicklyconcludethatsheisremarkable         . Theyare right aboutthis. Sheis smart, funny and  ...
„What Washington needsisadultsupervision.“                                            BarackObama.Corinna Ziegler & Thomas...
 1996 – elected to   first public job –   Illinois SenateCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke   06.03.2012
„Thereisnot aBlack America andWhite                America and Latino America and Asian                America -- thereist...
 1999 – First daughter Malia is bornCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke        06.03.2012
„The best judge of whetherornot a countryisgoing to                    developishowittreatsitswomen.Ifitseducatingitsgirls...
 2001 – Second daughter is born, SashaCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke          06.03.2012
„We live in a                 culturethatdiscouragesempathy. A               culturethattoooftentellsusourprincipleg      ...
 2006 – Publishes                                    second book “The                                    Audacity of Hope...
 2006 – Audio book version of “Dreams from My   Father” won the Grammy forBest Spoken Word   Albumand was subsequently tr...
„Change will not comeifwewaitforsomeotherpe rsonorsomeother time. Wearetheoneswevebe     enwaitingfor.Wearethechangethatwe...
 2009 – January 20 Barack Obama becomes 44th   President of the United StatesCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke           0...
„Thefactthatmy 15 minutes of fame has extended alittlelongerthan 15 minutesissomewhatsurprising to me and                c...
 13 October, 2009: Nobel PeacePrizeCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke                 06.03.2012
„Change will not come  ifwewaitforsomeotherpersonorsomeother time.  Wearetheoneswevebeenwaitingfor.  Wearethechangethatwes...
Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke   06.03.2012
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Personal Profile: Barack Obama

  1. 1. Barack Obama O R A L C O M M U N I C AT I O N S K I L L S P R E S E N TAT I O N PROFESSOR M AR TIN
  2. 2. Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  3. 3. „Itslike I was shot out of a cannon. Im so overexposedthat I make Paris Hilton looklike a recluse.“ BarackObamaCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  4. 4. 4 „My job isnot to represent Washington to you, but to representyou to Washington.“ BarackObama.Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  5. 5. 1. Biography Born August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii Mother: Ann Durham – from Kansas Father: Barack Obama, Sr. – Kenyan scholar of Economics Parents met at University of Hawaii at Manoa 1963 Barack’s parents divorcedCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  6. 6. „Issuesarenever simple. One thingImproud of isthatveryrarely will youhearmesimplifytheissues.“ BarackObama.Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  7. 7. 1. Biography  1968 – Obama and Mother move to Indonesia  1971 – move to Honolulu to attend schoolCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  8. 8. 1. Biography 8 1971 – at age of 10; last time he saw his father before his deathCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  9. 9. „A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, islike a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybodycanrecognize it. Theysay, Huh. Itworks. Itmakessense.“ BarackObama.Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  10. 10. 2. Education 1979 – High School Graduation 1982 – father dies in a car accident in NairobiCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  11. 11. „I havenothing to hide, I enjoybeingmyself.Imnotgoing to changewho I am just becauseitsHalloween.“ BarackObama.Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  12. 12. 2. Education 1983 – Graduates Columbia University with degree Political Science Worked 2 years in Business Sector Moved to Chicago in 1985 1988 – attends Harvard Law School; graduated magna cum laude in 1991Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  13. 13. „Wehave an obligation and a responsibility to beinvesting in ourstudents and ourschools. Wemustmakesurethatpeoplewhohavethe grades, thedesire and the will, butnotthemoney, can still getthe best educationpossible.” BarackObama.Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  14. 14. 3. Marriage  1992 – marries Michelle RobinsonCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  15. 15. „My wife has beenmyclosestfriend, myclosestadvisor. And ... she’snotsomebodywholooks to thelimelight, orevenis wild aboutmebeing in politics. And that’s a good reality check on me. When I gohome, shewantsme to be a good father and a good husband. And everythingelseissecondary to that.“ BarackObama.Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  16. 16. 4. Political Career 1995 – publishes first book “Dreams from my Father”Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  17. 17. „Most peoplewhomeetmywifequicklyconcludethatsheisremarkable . Theyare right aboutthis. Sheis smart, funny and thoroughlycharming. Often, afterhearing her speak at somefunctionorworkingwith her on a project, people will approachme and saysomething to theeffect of, youknow, I thinktheworld of you, Barack, butyourwife, wow!“ BarackObamaCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  18. 18. „What Washington needsisadultsupervision.“ BarackObama.Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  19. 19.  1996 – elected to first public job – Illinois SenateCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  20. 20. „Thereisnot aBlack America andWhite America and Latino America and Asian America -- thereisthe United States of America.“ BarackObama.Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  21. 21.  1999 – First daughter Malia is bornCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  22. 22. „The best judge of whetherornot a countryisgoing to developishowittreatsitswomen.Ifitseducatingitsgirls, ifwomenhaveequalrights, thatcountryisgoing to moveforward. Butifwomenareoppressed and abused and illiterate, thentheyregoing to fall behind.“ BarackObama. Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  23. 23.  2001 – Second daughter is born, SashaCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  24. 24. „We live in a culturethatdiscouragesempathy. A culturethattoooftentellsusourprincipleg oal in life is to berich, thin, young, famous, safe, and entertained.“Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke BarackObama. 06.03.2012
  25. 25.  2006 – Publishes second book “The Audacity of Hope” and reaches #1 on NYT and Amazon Best Sellers ListsCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  26. 26.  2006 – Audio book version of “Dreams from My Father” won the Grammy forBest Spoken Word Albumand was subsequently translated into 10 languagesCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  27. 27. „Change will not comeifwewaitforsomeotherpe rsonorsomeother time. Wearetheoneswevebe enwaitingfor.Wearethechangethatwe seek.“ BarackObama.Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  28. 28.  2009 – January 20 Barack Obama becomes 44th President of the United StatesCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  29. 29. „Thefactthatmy 15 minutes of fame has extended alittlelongerthan 15 minutesissomewhatsurprising to me and completelybaffling to mywife.“ BarackObama.Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  30. 30.  13 October, 2009: Nobel PeacePrizeCorinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  31. 31. „Change will not come ifwewaitforsomeotherpersonorsomeother time. Wearetheoneswevebeenwaitingfor. Wearethechangethatweseek.“ BarackObama .Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012
  32. 32. Corinna Ziegler & Thomas Ruschke 06.03.2012

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