November 6, 2008 In his victory speech on Tuesday night, Barack Obama told his worldwide audience: "A new dawn of American leadership is at hand." Guests and callers from around the world discuss what role the U.S. should — and shouldn't — play in world affairs.
November 6, 2008 Talk of the Nation becomes Talk of the World as listeners from around the globe share their reactions to Barack Obama's historic victory in the 2008 presidential election. Guests include Desmond Tutu, Hanan Ashrawi, Natan Sharansky and Ted Koppel.
November 5, 2008 President-elect Barack Obama has followed an extraordinary path that lifted him from the category of "flash in the pan" first-term senator to the Oval Office in less than four years. His well-organized campaign always seemed to know how to respond to crises.