With conquering speeches and carefully executed media events the world press turned out in larger numbers than ever for this man. There was only one photographer allowed to get close to Barack Obama before his victory. Scout Tufankjian followed him for two years attending events, coffee houses, car manufacturing plants and impoverished Native American reserves, even sharing the tense final hours. A story in images about the most memorable election cam- paign ever held but, above all, about the junior Senator from Illinois who became the President of the United States.
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