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Keeping Up With Obama On The Newsstand

December 1, 2008

President-Elect Barack Obama and his wife Michelle share the dual January 2009 cover edition of Essence magazine. The historical newsstand covers were done in celebration of what the Obama victory meant.

Barack and Michelle Covers Essence

From newsstand cover to the next, The New Yorker placed Barack Obama on its December 8, 2008 cover page via a satire at his dog pick for his daughters Malia and Sasha. The cover illustration was done by cartoonist Barry Blitt.

Barack Obama The New Yorker Dec 8 2008

Soon to be First Lady Michelle has a cover gig for the December 1st edition of Newsweek magazine.

Michelle Obama Covers Newsweek magazine

Related Links on President-Elect Barack Obama:

Barack Obama Cabinet Picks 2008
  • Barack added his former campaign rival N.Y. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton into his Cabinet as Secretary of State. [AP]
  • He also picked his Social Secretary Desiree Rogers– who also happens to be the first black women to take on the position. [Essence]
  • Dr. Susan R. Rice (not related to Condi Rice) will become the .S. face at the United Nations. [AP]
    Related Links on First Lady-Elect Michelle Obama:

  • Michelle Obama’s Family Tree has Roots in a Carolina Slave Plantation. [Chicago Tribune]
  • How Princeton shaped Michelle Obama. [The Chicago Sun-Times]
  • Barack Obama to buy rare £20,000 gold ring for his wife to say ‘thanks for your support’. [Daily Mail]

    [Photo credits: AP, Essence, Getty, Huffington Post, FishbowlNY]

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