Hope, Change and Struggle: An Artist's View of the 2008 Presidential Campaign
The First Day: Light
"This is the Democratic Convention in Denver on Aug. 28 when he accepted the nomination from the Democratic Party and it was also the anniversary of Martin Luther King's 'I Have A Dream' speech. There were 70,000 people doing a wave before Obama's speech. I was right in the middle of the stadium in a sea of hands. People were reaching out. There was real expressive emotion and to me it was coming through everybody's hands. It was nighttime by the time he came on stage."