This special FRONTLINE installment offers an authoritative chronicle of President Barack Obama's rise to the nation's highest office. Featuring interviews with friends and colleagues who know Obama best, the documentary offers both a personal and political perspective on his youth, his early days as an organizer in Chicago, and his powerful presidential campaign.
Description by PBS Video:
As Barack Obama assumes the presidency on January 20th, 2009, FRONTLINE tells the story of how a little known state senator rose from obscurity to the White House in just over four years. Dreams of Obama draws on interviews with those closest to Obama to provide insight into how he might lead the country. A personal and political biography, the film examines the key moments that shaped Obama, and asks what his election says about America.
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