A Conversation with Barack Obama

Barack Obama addresses the Democratic National Convention, July 27, 2004.

Barack Obama makes the keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention, July 27, 2004. Zack Seckler/Corbis hide caption

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His electrifying speech at last year's Democratic National Convention catapulted Barack Obama to political stardom. Already, the junior senator from Illinois finds himself quelling rumors of a 2008 presidential run. NPR's Ed Gordon talks with Obama about his expectations for the future.



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