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Obama says he hopes to help ‘reboot America’s image around the world’

December 10, 2008

He discusses his Cabinet choices and his strategy for his first year in office, and reflects on his role as the first African American elected president.

Los Angeles Times Interview

By Christi Parsons, John McCormick and Peter Nicholas
December 10, 2008
Reporting from Chicago — Barack Obama says his presidency is an opportunity for the United States to spread a message of tolerance, starting the day of his inauguration and continuing with a speech he plans to deliver somewhere in the Muslim world.

And when he ta kes the oath of office Jan. 20, he plans to be sworn in like other presidents, using his full name: Barack Hussein Obama.

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