Yesterday, a video with Obama speaking was shown to the European Olympic committee at a meeting in Istanbul. The final vote is set to take place in October 2009.
There was a celebration in July 2008 of the Chicago Olympics Committee which featured Mayor Daley and Senator Barack Obama together on Daley Plaza. *See video through You-Tube here.*
Philip Hersh, "Obama boosts Chicago's Olympic chances: City makes case Friday to Europe's IOC members," Chicago Tribune (November 21, 2008).
Lynn Zinser, "Obama Lobbies for Chicago Games in 2016," New York Times (November 21, 2008).
"Obama Makes Pitch for 2016 Chicago Olympics," U.S. News and World Report (November 21, 2008).
"Obama Makes Pitch for 2016 Chicago Olympics," CBS11TV (November 21, 2008).