Barack Obama is publicly disclosing his vice presidential pick on his own terms, preparing to release text messages to supporters as early as today. (AP)
When nominated at the Democratic National Convention next week, Obama will officially become the first black candidate to lead a major party's presidential campaign.
Edward Brooke, a Republican, is among the politicans Obama acknowledges as trailblazers. (WBUR)
A look at the five things delegates should do while in Denver for the convention, but probably will not. (NPR)
Plus, a First Lady fashion show. (NPR)
This program aired on August 22, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.