Obama ad-libbed this speech the night before the election, which was also the day after his grandmother died. Obama doesn't mention her directly, but the speech is clearly a tribute to the woman who helped rear him, and a profoundly moving vow to live up to her expectations.
Gregory MosherDirector, Producer, Writer, Professor
Gregory Mosher presently serves as Director of the Columbia University Arts Initiative. He is a Tony Award-winning director and producer of nearly two hundred stage productions – at the Lincoln Center and Goodman Theatres, on and off-Broadway, at the Royal National Theatre, and in the West End. He is also a film and television director, producer, and writer.