Obama Biographer, David Garrow Speech on his Book “Rising Star”

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield – David Garrow, who spent years researching the life of President Barack Obama’s years prior to his election as President, talks shares his insights about the President, and what he learned while writing “Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama”

Mr Garrow was awarded a Pulitzer Prize early in his writing career for his biography of Martin Luther King.

In his address, Mr Garrow noted the Springfield audience was quite unique, in that it contained many individuals who personally knew and had worked with Barack Obama during his years in the Illinois State Senate.

– David Garrow, who spent years researching the life of President Barack Obama’s years prior to his election as President, talks shares his insights about the President, and what he learned while writing “Rising Star: the Making of Barack Obama”

Mr Garrow was awarded a Pulitzer Prize early in his writing career for his biography of Martin Luther King.

In his address, Mr Garrow noted the Springfield audience was quite unique, in that it contained many individuals who personally knew and had worked with Barack Obama during his years in the Illinois State Senate.

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