Chronicles Barack Obama's life through pictures, graphics, maps, and archival footage. Begins with a brief history of the people who fought for civil rights and freedoms for all Americans, and explains how their efforts provided the possibility and opportunity that led to the election of President Obama. Tells how President Obama became the 44th President of the United States and the first African-American President in our country's history. His journey to the White House is a fascinating and inspiring story about having a dream and the freedom to pursue that dream. What events and experiences shaped his life? How did he become a hero of freedom for millions of people around the world?