4 2008 file photo then president elect barack obama delivers his victory speech at his election night party at grant park in chicago. Election night 2008 in grant park president elect barack obama s victory speech in grant park chicago on november 4 2008.
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Following his victory in the 2008 united states presidential election then president elect barack obama gave his victory speech at grant park in his home city of chicago illinois on november 4 2008 before an estimated crowd of 240 000.
Grant park election night 2008. Barack obama on nov. The republican party was in shambles and barack obama s throngs of emboldened democrats filled the november air with chants of yes we can change has come to america obama declared in chicago on election night 2008 certain that with large. Even mother nature cooperated.
Proud moment to be an american counting down to 270 in grant park chicago il obamapalooza. Reliving the grant park election night countdown video 12 08 2008 05 12 am et updated dec 06 2017 while the honeymoon for president elect barack obama may be a short one for now my adopted hometown and america along with it celebrate this nation s first african american commander in chief. The temperature that election day was in the 70s in chicago in november ensuring that the huge crowds expected at.
Grant park was the scene of history in the making photos file in this nov. In 2008 an estimated 240 000 people showed up for a historic night in grant park when barack obama was elected the country s 44th president. Now support this channel with applauds the crowd counts down as the california polls close.
He also mentioned his maternal grandmother madel. On election night 2008 barack obama stood in front of an adoring crowd in chicago s grant park victorious. Election night 2008 was really a time of hope.
4 2008 at grant park in chicago il. Viewed on television and the internet by millions of people around the globe obama s speech focused on the major issues facing the united states and the world all echoed through his campaign slogan of change. 4 2008 full remarks as prepared for delivery and provided by the campaign of sen.
America has just elected its first black president and the more than 200 000 people in. The ticketing policy was liberal the crowds were enormous and spirits were high thanks to obama s clear lead over his opponent sen.