Dreams from My Real Father: Director Joel Gilbert at National Press Club, Washington DC
ObamasRealFather.com - National Press Club, Washington DC, July 19,
Transcript of Speech by Director Joel Gilbert, Dreams from My Real
Why does it matter who Barak Obama's father really is ?
matters because Barack Obama sold himself to America as the multi-cultural
ideal, a man who stood above politics. His father was a goat herder from Kenya,
so he would bring people together, so the story went. As a result, the public
perceived Barack Obama as a nice man with an inspiring family story.