President Obama Returns Home to Say Goodbye

President Obama gives farewell address.
President Obama speaks in Chicago on Jan. 10, 2017.

By Nora Younkin

President Obama addressed the nation in a farewell speech Tuesday night from his adopted hometown of Chicago. About 18,000 well-wishers came out for the event at McCormick Place. The outgoing president spoke about his legacy, his challenges and his hopes for the future of the nation.

Photo at top: President Obama bids farewell. (Nora Younkin/MEDILL)