Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama addresses the audience at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Credit: Emmanuel Dunand, AFP/ Getty Images
Sen. Barack Obama stepped into the history books last night, accepting his party's nomination for the presidency.
Writes the New York Times: "On Thursday night, the speechmaker showed, in words, that he was also a man of experience, and a man who wanted to give something back to the people who gave it to him."
Watch his full speech — along with a transcript, and share your thoughts.