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The Riddle of Barack Obama

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Abercrombie, Neil, 84
Access Hollywood (television show),
271–72
Achebe, Chinua, 176
Afghanistan war, 275–76, 294
Africa, compassion for poor people
of, 167–68
Airlif Africa, 15, 29–30
Alego, Kenya, 17–18
Alexander, Elizabeth, 293
Alger, Horatio, Jr., 240
Alinsky, Saul David, 122–23
Altgeld Gardens housing project,
127–28, 146–49
“Alvarez, Cynthia” (director of em-
ployment and training program),
131, 134, 143
Amin Dada, Idi, 170
Anderson, Mr., 147
Annenberg Challenge (Chicago),
264–66
Aoko, Kezia. See Obama, Kezia
(stepmother)
Apartheid, 102
Arab-Israeli confict, 227, 261,
262, 300

Audacity of Hope, Te (Obama)
(book), 242, 244–45, 279–80, 289
“Audacity of Hope, Te” (Obama)
(speech), 82, 234–35, 239–41
“Audacity to Hope, Te” (Wright),
158–61, 187
Axelrod, David, 229–30, 231
Ayers, Bill, 263–65, 266–67
Azhar University, Al-, 297

Baker, Jean, 214–15
Baker, Vera, 205
Basketball, 91, 93–94, 224–25
Belafonte, Harry, 188–89
Bell, Derrick A., Jr., 199–200
Besuki School, 60–61
Biden, Joe, 71–72, 278
Bill of Rights, 285. See also U.S.
Constitution
Billy (family friend), 177–78, 199
Black Orpheus (flm), 111
Blos, Peter, 92
Box, Maxine, 41
Boxing lessons, 56
Boynton vs. Virginia (1960), 32–33
Brazier, Arthur, 123

328

INDEX

Buckley, William Frank, Jr., 237
Bush, George W., 234–35, 280–81,
294, 295
Business International Corporation,
118–19, 120

Cabrini Green housing project, 127
Cairo speech, 297–98
Cairo University, 297
Calumet Community Religious
Conference, 124, 129, 145
Cameron, John, 144–45
Campaigns: Illinois state senate,
218–19; presidential, 245–46,
248–50, 254–60, 266, 279, 290; U.S.
Senate (2000), 223–24, 230; U.S.
Senate (2004), 226–27, 229–41
Cape Coast Castle, 286
Carmichael, Stokely, 120
Carpetbagger, as term, 236
Carver Elementary School, 146–47, 150
Cashill, Jack, 263–65, 266
CEOs (chief executive of cers), 288
Chafee, Calvin Cliford, 215–16
Chafee, Irene Sanford Emerson,
215–16

Character Strengths and Virtues

( Peterson & Seligman), 284
Cheney, Dick, 276, 277, 300, 301
Chew, Earl, 101, 108
Chicago Annenberg Challenge,
264–66
Chicago Housing Authority, 147–49
Chief executive of cers (CEOs), 288
Clinton, Hillary, 249–50, 256–57
Collier, Martha, 146, 150, 151–52
“Conceit of Government” (Noonan),
243–44
“Confusing God and Government”
(Wright), 188, 252, 254
Conrad, Joseph, 101
Conspiracy theorists, 26, 56, 59–60
“Coretta.” See Edwards, Joella
Corsi, Jerome, 185
Cyrulnik, Boris, 67, 92

Daley, Richard Michael, 209
Darmawan, Israella Pareira, 86
Daschle, Tomas Andrew, 292, 294
Davis, Frank Marshall, 97, 98
“Day of Jerusalem’s Fall, Te”
(Wright), 252–54
Developing Communities Project,
124, 128–29, 134, 143–44, 145
Dinesen, Isak, 163–64
Douglass, Frederick, 216, 217
Dreams: about father, 113–16, 178;
about leopard, 173–74
Dreams from My Father (Obama):
authorship controversy, 262–64,
266, 267; Barack’s dream about
father, 113–16; Barack’s dream
about leopard, 173–74; Barack’s
preoccupation with father,
73–74, 75; as idealized account,
83; publication, 209–10
Dred Scott vs. Sandford (1857),
213, 215–16
Dunham, Ann. See Soetoro, Ann
(mother)
Dunham, Lucille (great-grand
mother), 3–4
Dunham, Madelyn (Toot) (grand-
mother): Barack’s feelings toward,
5, 11–12; birth and early childhood,
4–5; daughter, birth of, 6, 9–10;
death, 11–12; dedication of Te
Audacity of Hope to, 245; marriage
to Stanley, 5–6, 62; as mother, 11;
racial attitudes, 5, 12
Dunham, Ralph Waldo Emerson
(great-grandfather), 2–3
Dunham, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Jr.
(great-uncle), 3, 4, 6
Dunham, Stanley Ann. See Soetoro,
Ann (mother)
Dunham, Stanley (Gramps) (grand-
father): Barack’s confict with, 2,
63–64; Barack’s empathy with, 4, 64;
Barack’s love for, 84–85;
courtship of Madelyn, 4–5;

INDEX

329

daughter, birth of, 6, 9–10; daughter,
relationship with, 13; death, 66, 199;
father’s abandonment of, 4; as
freethinker, 7; as furniture
salesman, 7; hypomania, 2;
marriage to Madelyn, 5–6, 62;
mother’s suicide, 3–4; racial
attitudes, 12; World War II
service, 6–7
Dystel, Jane, 262–63

Early Show (television show), 271
Economic-stimulus package, 294
Edwards, Joella, 87, 114
Ego identity, 55
Eldredge, Pal, 91
Erikson, Erik, 55, 92
Ethical standards for government,
286–87
Evans, Sadie, 147, 149
Exogamy, 41

Farrakhan, Louis, 130, 136
Favreau, Jonathan, 189–90
Feingold, Russell, 286–87
Ferris, Henry, 263
Filibuster, 276–77
Final Call, Te (newspaper), 136
Financial reforms, 295–96, 301–2
Fitzgerald, Peter, 230
Foreign-policy issues, as U.S. Senator,
281–82
Francis of Assisi School, 37, 59–60,
86–87
“Frank” (poet), 97, 98
Frankel, Adam, 190
“Frederick.” See Loui, Ronald

Galland, George, 265
Garden Square Restaurant, 170,
172
Garrison, William Lloyd, 216, 217
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., 106, 208,
293–94
Ghana, 285–86

“God Damn America” (Wright), 188,
252, 254
Good-enough mothers, 3, 42
Goodman, Amy, 188–89
Greed, of CEOs, 288

Hallett, Ann, 264
Hamid, Wahid, 106, 110
Hannah (Biblical fgure), 159, 160
Harvard Law Review, 197–98, 199
Harvard Law School, 157–58, 190–91,
196, 197–98, 199, 200–201
Harvard University, 34, 35
Health-care reform, 289–90, 294, 295,
300, 301, 302
Heart of Darkness (Conrad), 101
Hefy, Mabel, 91
Herndon, William, 214
Hobbes, Tomas, 134–35
Honest Leadership and Open
Government Act (2007), 286–87
Hope (Watts), 158–59, 160
Hopkins & Sutter (law frm), 200
“House Divided, A” (Lincoln), 214,
254

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

(television show), 88–90
Hull, Marson Blair, Jr., 231, 232–33, 235
Hynes, Daniel W., 231–32, 234
Hypomania, 2

Ideologies versus values, 286
Illinois state senate, 211, 218–21, 273,
277–78
Immigration legislation, 281
Inauguration speech, 292–93
Iowa caucuses, 249
Iraq war, 232, 249, 274–75, 287, 294
Islam, 296–98
Iverson, Allen, 94

Jackson, Jesse, 209
Jackson, Phil, 93, 94
Jacobs, Dennis (Denny), 219, 220
Jarrett, Valerie Bowman, 69, 70

330

INDEX

“Johnnie.” See Owens, Johnnie
Jones, Emil, 230–31
Joshua generation, of African
American leaders, 194

Kakugawa, Keith, 84
“Kaufman, Marty.” See Kellman, Jerry
Kellman, Jerry: Barack, relationship
with, 121, 145; complaints about,
128, 129; hires Barack as
community organizer, 72–73; as
mentor, 96–97, 124, 126, 128;
steelworkers-union of cials,
meeting with, 128
Kennedy, Edward (Ted), 298–99
Kennedy, John F., 189, 190
Kenwood (Chicago neighborhood),
241
Kenya: Barack and Michelle’s visit
(1992), 199; Barack’s visit (1988),
162–86; Barack’s visit (2006),
77; Indian immigrants, 169,
170–71; Mau Mau uprising, 163;
neocolonialism, 163–64; tribal
riots and political assassination, 28
Kenyatta, Jomo, 15, 28, 37
Kerry, John, 239, 275
Keyes, Alan Lee, 235, 236–39, 241,
246
Kibaki, Mwai, 77
King, Lonnie, 151, 153
King, Oona Tamsyn, 74–75, 76
Kirk, Elizabeth Mooney (Betty),
25, 30
Know Nothing Party, 215

Lasswell, Harold D., 76
Leopard, dream about, 173–74
Leviathan (Hobbes), 134–35
Liberties, importance of, 213
Life magazine, 52–54
Lincoln, Abraham, 213–15, 242–44,
254, 273–74
Lincoln, Mary Todd, 215
Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV), 128

Look magazine, 53–54
Loui, Ronald, 79
Lugar, Richard, 278–79

Maasai Mara game reserve, 171
Mack, John Edward, 134
“Marcus.” See Chew, Earl
“Mary” (activist), 129, 158
Mau Mau uprising, 163
Mboya, Tomas Joseph Odhiambo, 15,
28, 29–30, 36, 37
McChrystal, Stanley, 275, 276
McGuire, Matthew, 78
McPeak, Merrill Anthony (Tony), 244,
250
Meacham, Jon, 45, 92, 98
Mendell, David, 144
Mercer Island High School, 13–14
Microcredit, 65
Middle East confict, 227, 261, 262, 300
Middle-school philosophy, 13
Minow, Newton Norman, 231
Mission School, 23–24
“Moran, Asante” (activist), 151
“More Perfect Union, A” (Obama),
5, 96, 212, 254–56
Moseley Braun, Carol, 230, 241
Mosley, Ian, 266
Mothers, good-enough, 3, 42
Mutua, Alfred, 77

Nathan Eckstein Middle School, 13
Nation of Islam, 130, 135, 136–37
Ndesandjo, David (half brother),
119–20, 168, 172
Ndesandjo, Mark (half brother), 168,
169–70
Ndesandjo, Ruth (stepmother), 27, 28,
35–36, 169
Netanyahu, Benjamin, 227, 262
New Hampshire primary, 249–50
New York Public Interest Research
Group, 120
Nidesand, Ruth. See Ndesandjo, Ruth
(stepmother)

INDEX

331

teacher, 210, 212; career as
Illinois state senator, 211, 218–21,
273, 277–78; career as lawyer, 201,
210; career as president, 260–62,
275–76, 292, 293–302; career as
U.S. Senator, 248, 274–75, 276–77,
278–82, 286–90; career at Business
International Corporation, 118–19,
120; career at New York Public
Interest Research Group, 120;
career during law school, 196, 200;
career in politics, quest for, 210–11;
charisma, 78–79, 233–34, 260–61;
citizenship, 56, 59–60; compassion
for poor people of Africa, 167–68;
Constitution, interest in, 211–13,
216–17, 285, 289, 290–91; control,
illusion of, 166; courage, feelings
about, 171; courtship of Michelle,
66, 196–97; Democratic National
Convention keynote address, 82,
234–35, 239–41; displacement and
sublimation, 32; education, college,
100–103, 106–9, 110–12; education,
early, in Hawai’i, 61, 79, 87, 93,
97–98; education, early, in Indo-
nesia, 36–37, 59–60, 60–61, 86–87;
education, law school, 154, 157–58,
190–91, 197–98, 199, 200–201; ego
identity, 55, 92, 94–95, 100–101,
102, 110; egomaniac, portrayed by
Noonan as, 243–44; emotional
control, 55–56, 57, 69–71, 72, 244,
250; emotional intelligence, 70–71;
emotional resilience, 54–56, 66–67,
92; emotional turmoil during
adolescence, 83–84; empathy, 4, 64,
82, 153, 280–81; ethical standards
for government, 286–87; Europe
visit, 162; expectations of, 261–62;
family, meaning of, 165–66;
fnancial reforms, 295–96, 301–2;
foreign-policy issues, as U.S.
Senator, 281–82; health-care reform,
289–90, 294, 295, 300, 301, 302;

Noonan, Margaret Ellen (Peggy), 242,
243–44
Nuclear option (U.S. Senate proce dural
rule), 276–77
Nuclear-threat reduction, 279
Nuriddin, Salim al-, 129–30, 134–36

Obama, Abongo Malik. See Obama,
Roy (half brother)
Obama, Abo Samson (half brother),
164, 165, 177
Obama, Akumu (grandmother), 18,
19–20, 27
Obama, Auma (half sister):
Barack’s Kenya visit, 162–63, 169,
172, 180; Barack’s wedding, 204;
birth, 24; brother Roy, relationship
with, 172; Chicago visit, 138–41,
142–43; father, shares information
about, 139–41; German boyfriend,
138–39; Kenyan home, idealization
of, 143; New York, proposed visit to,
119
Obama, Barack: adolescence, 81–98;
ambition, 36–37, 86, 144–45, 161,
225; arrogance, 144–45; Asia travel
during college, 106, 109–10;
baptism, 154–55, 161, 186–87;
basketball, 91, 93–94, 224–25;
birth certifcate, 25–26; black-and-
white thinking, avoidance of, 134,
136, 255, 274, 279–80, 286; black
leaders, identifcation with, 95–96;
boxing lessons, 56; campaign
for Illinois state senate, 218–19;
campaign for president, 245–46,
248–50, 254–60, 266, 279, 290;
campaign for U.S. Senate (2000),
223–24, 230; campaign for U.S.
Senate (2004), 226–27, 229–41;
career as attempt to fx broken
families and shattered lives, 82–83;
career as community organizer,
72–73, 121–32, 133–34, 143–52,
153–54; career as constitutional law

332

INDEX

history, keen sense of, 217–18;
honesty, importance of, 287;
humor, sense of, 225–26, 244;
immigration legislation, 281;
income, 241, 242; integrity and
authenticity, 76; internalization
capacity, 84; Islam, feelings about,
296–98; Kenya visits, 77, 162–86,
199; legislation sponsored as U.S.
Senator, 281–82, 286–87, 289–90;
leopard, dream about, 173–74; lib-
erties, importance of, 213; liberty,
importance of, 285–86; loneliness
in youth, 79; love, desire for,
153–54; marriage to Michelle, 72,
203–8, 210; mediation and con-
ciliation skills, 227; mistakes,
acknowledgment of, 293–94; name
as liability afer September 2001,
226; name at Columbia University,
107–8, 108–9; name in Hawai’i, 62,
82, 100; name in Indonesia, 59–60,
86; narcissism, high-level, 190,
225–26; “no,” ability to say, 274–75;
nuclear-threat reduction, 279;
pluralism, 238–39; political
activity at Occidental College, 101,
102; political skills, 227; postracial
position, 190; power, attitudes
toward, 58, 121–22, 124–25;
presidential terms desired, 300;
press, relations with, 296; public
speaking at Occidental College,
101, 102; race issues at Occidental
College, 100–101, 102; racial
awakening, 52–54; racial identity,
74–75, 76–77; racial slurs against,
in Indonesia, 86, 87; racism,
black, struggling with, 134–37;
reading habits, 79, 95; religious life,
154–55, 158–61, 186–88, 238–39,
298; rhetoric, 287–88; school-
reform activities, 150–52, 265–66;
self-confdence, 71, 219–20, 265;
self-esteem, 133–34; as self-made

man, 97, 98; staf, appointment
of, 292; swearing in as president,
290–91; toughness lessons from
Lolo, 56, 57; United States, thoughts
about, 255, 269–70; values, 284–89;
war-and-peace issues, 299–300,
301; “yes,” ability to say, 275.
See also Speeches
Obama, Barak Hussein (father):
abandonment of Ann and Barack,
34–35, 42–43, 44–45; arrest and
imprisonment, 24–25; Barack
learns about, 139–43; Barack’s
dreams about, 113–16, 178;
Barack’s ffh grade class, talks to,
91; Barack’s identifcation with,
181–82; Barack’s preoccupation
with, 73–74, 75; Barack’s shame
about, 182; basketball, 91, 92–93;
birth, 18; career, 24, 36, 139–40,
141; children, 23, 28; courtship of
Ann, 30; dancing, 91, 172; death,
37–38, 74, 112–13; divorce from
Ann, 31, 43, 47; divorce from
Kezia, 35; education, college, 15,
25, 28–29, 34, 35; education, early,
19, 23–24, 25; estate, 164–65, 170;
false self, 34, 35, 38, 44; father,
death of, 100; father, relationship
with, 18, 24; generosity and
magnanimity, 168; grave, Barack’s
visit to, 175, 176, 182–83; Hawai’i,
visits Barack in, 87–92; life sum-
mary, 21, 43–44; marriage to
Ann, 7, 31–32, 41–42; marriage to
Kezia, 24, 27–28; marriage to Ruth,
35–36; mother, abandonment by,
19–20, 22, 23; name, 19, 25, 26, 28;
narcissism, 22, 23, 28, 33; political
conficts, 36, 37; religious life, 30;
wives, 27–28
Obama, Bernard (half brother), 164,
165, 168
Obama, George Hussein Onyango
(half brother), 183–86

INDEX

333

Otieno, Jael. See Obama, Jael
(stepmother)
Owens, Johnnie, 149–50, 151, 153,
158

Palmer, Alice, 218, 219
Parade magazine, 72
Payne, Charles (great-uncle), 10
Peck, Edward, 253, 254
Pentecostalism, 237
Petraeus, David, 274–75
Political action, psychoanalytic
study of, 76
Power, Samantha, 189
“Praise Song for the Day” (Alexander),
293
Presidential campaign, 245–46,
248–50, 254–60, 266, 279, 290
Press, relations with, 296
Princeton University, 196
“Problems Facing Our Socialism”
(Obama), 36
Project Vote, 201
Psalm 137, 252–53
Public Allies, 209
Punahou School, 61, 79, 87, 93, 97–98

Randle, Linda, 129, 147, 148
Randolph, A. Philip, 188
Reece, Mrs., 148
“Regina” (Occidental College student),
101, 102
Reynolds, Rev., 126
Rezko, Antoin (Tony), 224, 242
Roberts, John Glover, Jr., 290–92
Robert Taylor Homes housing
project, 127
Robinson, Craig, 204, 224–25
Robinson, Marian, 194–95
Robinson, Michelle. See Obama,
Michelle (wife)
Roosevelt, Franklin D., 188–89
Roots (television miniseries), 193–94
Rush, Bobby Lee, 224
Ryan, Jack, 235, 236

Obama, Hussein Onyango. See
Obama, Onyango (grandfather)
Obama, Jael (stepmother), 27, 28, 184
Obama, Kezia (stepmother), 24,
27–28, 35
Obama, Malia Ann (daughter), 197,
208, 271–72
Obama, Michelle (wife): ancestry,
194–95; Barack’s campaign for
U.S. Senate, 226; career, 196, 209;
courtship by Barack, 66, 196–97;
education, 195–96; Kenya visit, 199;
marriage to Barack, 72, 203–8, 210;
realistic view of Barack, 245
Obama, Natasha. See Obama, Sasha
(daughter)
Obama, Onyango (grandfather):
abusive behavior, 179–80; arrest
and imprisonment, 23; Barack
learns about during Kenya visit,
174–75, 179–81; Barack’s
identifcation with, 181; birth
and childhood, 17–18; brothers,
relationship with, 177, 179; death,
37, 38, 100; father, relationship
with, 179; son, relationship with,
24, 35; travels, 18–19; wives, 18, 19
Obama, Roy (half brother), 24, 140,
152–53, 170, 171–72, 204
Obama, Sarah (aunt), 18, 19–20, 22, 23,
164, 167
Obama, Sarah Onyango (Granny)
(step-grandmother), 18, 22, 27, 175,
179
Obama, Sasha (daughter), 197, 208,
271–72, 273
Obama, Sayid (half uncle), 176–77,
178–79
Obama, Yusuf (half uncle), 176
Occidental College, 100–103
Odero, Rukia, 186
Odinga, Raila, 185
Onyango, Zeituni (half aunt), 162, 167,
168
Orme, Greg, 84

334

INDEX

“Sadik.” See Siddiqi, Soahle
Sampson, Frederick G., 158, 160
Samuel (Biblical prophet), 159, 160
Sandford, John, 215
Sanford, Mark, 153
Sawyer, Diane, 300
Schifer, Irvine, 233
Schofeld Barracks, 92–93
School reform, 150–52, 265–66
Scott, Dred, 213, 215–16
Scott, Harriet, 216
Scott, Janny, 262–63
Screen memories, 52–54
Secure Fence Act (2006), 281
September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks,
252, 253–54, 256
“Shabazz, Rafq al.” See Nuriddin,
Salim al-
Shange, Ntozake, 137
Shields, Dolphus, 194–95
Siddiqi, Soahle, 107, 109
Sidley Austin (law frm), 196, 198
Sidwell Friends School, 85, 272
Simon, Paul, 231
Sinaga, Fermina Katarina, 86
Smalls, Rev., 126–27
Smolenyak, Megan, 194–95
Soekarno, 48, 49
Soetoro, Ann (mother): abandonment
by Barak, 34–35, 42–43; asthma, 12;
Barack, fears about, 100; Barack’s
feelings toward, 11, 30–31; Barack’s
protectiveness of, 49–51, 86; birth,
6, 9–10; black girl, befriending
of, 12; blacks, idealization of,
30, 111–12; childhood, 7;
courtship by Barak, 30; death, 65,
66–68; dedication of Te Audacity
of Hope to, 245; divorce from
Barak, 31, 43, 47; divorce from
Lolo, 92; doctoral feldwork, 94;
education, college, 7, 15, 42, 63,
64–65; education, high school,
13–14; father, relationship with,
13, 14; immaturity, 111–12;

liberalism, 13–14; marriages,
exogamous, 41; marriage to Barak,
7, 31–32, 41–42; marriage to Lolo,
48–49, 57–59, 62–63; middle
school, 13; name, 10–11, 14;
New York visit with Barack, 110–11,
112; power, attitudes toward,
58, 124–25; recklessness, 51–52;
religion, rejection of, 21, 40;
values, 39–41, 60, 161, 298; work
life, 65
Soetoro, Lolo (stepfather): boxing
lessons for Barack, 56; death, 44, 63;
divorce from Ann, 92; marriage to
Ann, 48–49, 57–59, 62–63; power,
attitudes toward, 58; relationship
with Barack, 44, 56; toughness
lessons, 56, 57; trauma from
Indonesian fght for
independence, 48
Soetoro, Stanley Ann. See Soetoro,
Ann (mother)
Soetoro-Ng, Maya Kassandra (half
sister), 11–12, 52, 58–59, 110–11,
204, 263
Sorensen, Teodore Chaikin, 189,
190
South Africa, 102
Spanish Harlem, 107
Speeches: “Audacity of Hope,” 82,
234–35, 239–41; Cairo speech,
297–98; eulogy for Kennedy, 299;
inauguration, 292–93; “More
Perfect Union,” 5, 96, 212, 254–56;
on South Africa’s apartheid, 102
State Children’s Health Insurance
Program, 289–90
Stone, Geofrey R., 71
Strozier, Charles, 214
“Styles, Kyle, Jr.” (son of activist), 126,
133, 150
“Styles, Ruby” (activist), 126, 133–34,
137
Suharto, 49
Sukarno, 48, 49

INDEX

335

Vesey, Denmark, 216, 217
Virtues and strengths, positive-
psychology list of, 284
Voting for America, Inc., 201

Wall, Chip, 14, 40
Wamba, Philippe, 106
War-and-peace issues, 299–300, 301
Washington, Booker T., 240
Washington, Harold, 123, 129, 143,
145–46, 155
Watts, George Frederic, 158–59, 160
Weatherman (organization), 263–64
“What I See in Lincoln’s Eyes”
(Obama), 243
White, Walter Francis, 53–54
White House Correspondents Associa-
tion dinner, 225, 226, 244, 295, 296
“Will” (activist), 129, 143–44, 158
Winnicott, Donald Woods, 3
Woodlawn Organization, 123
Wright, Jeremiah, Jr.: “Audacity to
Hope” (sermon), 158–61, 187;
baptism of Barack, 154–55, 161,
186–87; Barack breaks of relation-
ship with, 256; Barack’s inability to
disown, 5; Barack’s initial meeting
with, 154; “Confusing God and
Government” (sermon), 188, 252,
254; “Day of Jerusalem’s Fall”
(sermon), 252–54; as father fgure,
159–60, 188; retirement, 251–52

X, Malcolm, 95–96, 130, 136, 253

Yunus, Muhammad, 65

Žižek, Slavoj, 287–88

Swearing in as president, 290–91
Swett, Leonard, 214

Tarpley, Webster Grif n, 26
Taylor Homes housing project, 127
Tings Fall Apart (Achebe), 176
Time magazine, 54
Toutonghi, Mary, 42
Trinity United Church of Christ,
154–55. See also Wright,
Jeremiah, Jr.
Trotter, Donne E., 224
Tubman, Harriet, 216, 217–18
Tuskegee experiment, 256

Uganda, expulsion of Asians from,
170
United States: Barack’s thoughts
about, 255, 269–70; miscegenation,
31–32; race relations, 12–13, 32–34;
slavery, 213–18, 286
University of Chicago Law School,
210, 212
University of Hawai’i at Manoa: Ann
as student, 7, 15, 63, 64–65; Barak
as student, 15, 25, 28–29; Lolo as
student, 48
University of Washington, 42
U.S. Constitution, 211–13, 216–17, 285,
289, 290–91
U.S. Declaration of Independence, 285
U.S. Department of Housing and
Urban Development, 148–49
U.S. Senate: Barack in, 248, 274–75,
276–77, 278–82, 286–90; campaign
(2000), 223–24, 230; campaign
(2004), 226–27, 229–41
U.S. Supreme Court, 292

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

DR. AVNER FALK is a U.S.-trained Israeli clinical psychologist. He was an
active psychotherapist for three decades, and is now engaged in full-time
scholarly activity. He was a senior and supervising clinical psychologist
at several mental health centers in Jerusalem as well as a clinical lecturer
in psychiatry at the Hebrew University Medical School. He is also an in-
ternationally known scholar who has published 10 books and dozens of
articles in the interdisciplinary fields of psychohistory, psychobiogra-
phy, psychogeography, political psychology, and other areas of applied
psychoanalysis.

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