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Letter: Witnessing Obama's speech

  • The Jakarta Post

| Fri, November 7 2008 | 10:54 am

PREMIUM At the same time Oprah was standing in the crowd in Grand Park, Chicago, Illinois, witnessing Barrack Obama's historical acceptance speech, my father, in his sarong, was sitting on a green chair just one meter from our 21-inch TV watching the live broadcast from our Indonesian news channel Metro TV in our home in Samarinda. It was the most historical moment in the career of the most popul...