Looking For America: Conventions
September 6, 2012
by Thomas Dworzak
In 2004 Barack Obama, who speaks tonight at the Democratic National Convention, was just an Illinois State Senator making one last run at the big time – and a Senate seat—following a failed Congressional run. Back then, Magnum Photographer Thomas Dworzak trailed a young, self-possessed pol to some featureless rooms during that Senate campaign, long before he was surrounded by Secret Service agents and enveloped in the bubble of celebrity.