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Shocker! Obama was still ‘Kenyan-born’ in 2007
WND ^ | MAY 18, 2012 | Drew Zahn

Posted on 05/18/2012 9:16:19 AM PDT by RobinMasters

Screenshot of Dystel & Goderich's author bios page from 2003, from Wayback Machine

While some quickly dismissed as an anomaly yesterday’s explosive revelation that Barack Obama’s former literary agency billed him as “born in Kenya” back in 1991 in connection with a book he never wrote, WND has discovered much later published references – some dated as recently as 2007 – used to promote his highly touted book “Dreams from My Father.”

As WND reported, Breitbart News originally found a brochure from two decades ago in which literary agency Acton & Dystel promoted Obama as the author of the never-produced “Journeys in Black and White” by declaring Obama was “born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii.”

Twelve years later, however, the Dystel of Acton & Dystel was busy promoting Obama’s new book, “Dreams from My Father,” and still touting the author as “born in Kenya.”

Through the Internet archive Wayback Machine, WND found an August 2003 listing of Dystel & Goderich’s author bios, including the following: “Barack Obama was the first black president of the Harvard Law Review. He was born in Kenya to an American anthropologist and a Kenyan finance minister, and was raised in Indonesia, Hawaii and Chicago. His first book is ‘Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: actonanddystel; barackobama; elections; janedystel; kenyan; kenyanborn; naturalborncitizen; obama; obamaborninkenya; obamaliteraryagency; obamaliteraryagents; thekenyan
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To: Red Steel; rxsid; RobinMasters

“1995, July - Dreams of my Father written (by “Rev.” Wright?) saying born in HI. Knows he’s about to run for state Senate. Needs to start tying up loose ends.

Ok. There’s another possible loose end. How many times was this book published? The initial publishing was in 1995, and another edition (revised edition?) was published when Obama became more famous as Senator and his inspirations to become president more prevalent. Could it be that Obama had the book “revised” sometime in the early to middle of last decade? Look for a 1995 printed hard copy edition if one could be found. We all know how these guys are into revisionist history.”

The first edition from 2995 is said to be rare. that edition just got much, much rarer and worth more.

There is a “revised edition” following his going into politics - not just a new printing, but a new edition.

http://www.abebooks.com/book-search/title/dreams-from-my-father/author/obama/first-edition/
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51 posted on 05/19/2012 12:04:37 AM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: Red Steel

In a C-Span interview when he was running for Congress Obama himself said he was born in Kenya. Only when he was running for president did the place of birth change.


52 posted on 05/19/2012 12:08:57 AM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: LucyT; Beckwith; Fred Nerks; Brown Deer; MHGinTN

does he ever actually say he was born in Hawaii in ‘Dreams’?


53 posted on 05/19/2012 11:03:05 AM PDT by mojitojoe (American by birth. Southern by the grace of God. Conservative by reason and logic.)
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To: mojitojoe; LucyT; Beckwith; Fred Nerks; MHGinTN; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; Silentgypsy; ...


does he ever actually say he was born in Hawaii in ‘Dreams’?

Although there are about 40 mentions of Hawaii in the book, he never says he was born there.
54 posted on 05/19/2012 11:20:43 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Brown Deer

Very interesting. They hadn’t figured out when Ayers wrote the book that a Kenyan birth for the purported son of the Kenyan would sink him.


55 posted on 05/19/2012 11:29:39 AM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: bagman

Clintons didn’t push the ineligibility question because it would have backfired. The First Black President’s wife would have been called a racist.

Remember the lines of black voters half-mile long waiting to vote, just in the primaries?

Hillary was sunk. Nothing she could do.


56 posted on 05/19/2012 11:31:26 AM PDT by Jedidah ("In those days Israel had no king. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes.")
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To: Brown Deer; rxsid
Although there are about 40 mentions of Hawaii in the book, he never says he was born there.

Thanks BD. :-)

57 posted on 05/19/2012 11:34:10 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Seeing More Clearly Now
The first edition from 2995 is said to be rare. that edition just got much, much rarer and worth more.

There is a “revised edition” following his going into politics - not just a new printing, but a new edition.

Thanks for looking. ...Someone needs to check for the differences between editions.

58 posted on 05/19/2012 11:37:14 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

WOuld library of congress have both?


59 posted on 05/19/2012 11:40:06 AM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: hoosiermama

LOC may have the first edition. My town libraries don’t as I just checked online.


60 posted on 05/19/2012 11:49:18 AM PDT by Red Steel
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Anyone on the list know how to check to see if the LOC has the first edition of BO’s book? It could prove interesting.


61 posted on 05/19/2012 11:56:50 AM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: hoosiermama; Red Steel

Some first editions:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/0307383415/ref=dp_olp_collectible?ie=UTF8&condition=collectible


62 posted on 05/19/2012 12:09:22 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: hoosiermama; Red Steel

Hmm, trying first printing now.

Freepmail coming your way.


63 posted on 05/19/2012 12:11:43 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: Brown Deer
Odd how so many sources got this wrong - publishers and journalists no less - the kind of people who usually check facts.

Yet each of them - independently - came up with the same wrong country- every time.

Being so 'out of it' you'd think some of thses professional journalist types would say Obama was born in Canada... but no, they all made the same mistake. Kenya. Very strange.

64 posted on 05/19/2012 1:02:35 PM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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I would guess, that if it were MY job to write such things, I would hold a personal interview and take notes, or have the client fill out a detailed questionnaire.
After writing a rough draft, I would have the client preview and highlight any errors.

That’s my guess anyway.


65 posted on 05/19/2012 1:05:20 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: Brown Deer
Although there are about 40 mentions of Hawaii in the book, he never says he was born there.


Back to the drawing board.


66 posted on 05/19/2012 2:01:14 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Red Steel

‘The Book’ says nothing about Anna Obama living in Seattle or attending the University of Washinton either, just as it says nothing about Stanley Ann Dunham graduating from Mercer Island High School.


67 posted on 05/19/2012 3:52:20 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: Jedidah

Perhaps. However, you can plant the story so that the source cannot be traced.


68 posted on 05/19/2012 6:12:02 PM PDT by bagman
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To: bagman

Well, no, not really.

There are many of us who had the same questions during the 2008 primaries that we do today. There were all kinds of rumors and questions as to who this man Obama really was.

Another unsourced story would not have done a bit of good then. Remember, he could walk on water, raise sea levels. Nobody even questioned him, and it would have taken hard in-your-face unrefutable evidence.

What was lacking then, and still is, is a sourced and verifiable smoking gun. Breitbart site got closer to that this week.

Hoping that, with his shiny image growing tarnish, the evidence surfaces this summer/early fall.


69 posted on 05/19/2012 6:32:47 PM PDT by Jedidah ("In those days Israel had no king. Everyone did what was right in his own eyes.")
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