Backstage With Obama on Election Night

View historic photo essay of moments just before Obama claimed victory.

Behind the Scenes With Obama on Election Night

Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
Behind the Scenes with Obama on Election Night
President-elect Barack Obama delivers his acceptance speech. Obama canceled the evening's planned fireworks, saying an effusive spectacle would not be appropriate given the dire challenges the nation faces. (Courtesy of Obama for America)
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