May Book Club

May Book Club Event

 

All are welcome!

 

Date: Monday, May 17, , 2021

Start Time: 6:30 PM End Time: 8:30 PM

Discussion Leader: Joan Durfee

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting 

For more information on our Book Club, Contact: cogs@ucccogs.org

 

The Book - A Promised Land

Author: Barak Obama

 

The book acts as a record of the former president's rise to the nation's top elected office — and his first two years on the job. But it also gives a window into his thinking along the way, about policy, his political life and his personal life.

 

Here, we present five clips of Obama reading from his memoir. The first is of his decision to approve the raid that led to the killing of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden. But this recollection, like the others here, contains reflections on times spent with some of the women in his life, including his wife, Michelle; his mother, Ann; his grandmother "Toot"; his mother-in-law, Marian; and his daughters, Malia and Sasha.

 

Go to this website to hear excerpts before the meeting:

https://www.npr.org/2020/11/16/935140858/excerpts-from-a-promised-land-listen-to-former-president-obama-tell-his-story

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