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Barack Obama on the Burden of the Political Spotlight

NPR's Ed Gordon talks with Barack Obama, the freshman senator from Illinois who rose to national prominence with his keynote address at last summer's Democratic National Convention, about being continually in the glare of the media.

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Hard hitting, intelligent, honest, and no-nonsense describe Ed Gordon's style and approach to reporting that have made the Emmy Award-winning broadcaster one of the most respected journalists in the business today. Known for his informative on-air interaction with newsmakers, from world leaders to celebrities, the name Ed Gordon has become synonymous with the "big" interview.
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