The Life of President Obama’s Father

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Sally Jacobs discusses the life and influence of Barack Obama Sr., father of President Obama. He was a brilliant economist, a polygamist, an alcoholic, and an ardent African nationalist unafraid to speak out. The Other Barack: The Bold and Reckless Life of President Obama’s Father  illuminates Obama Sr.’s complicated life, from his upbringing in Kenya to his time at Harvard and Hawaii, and shows him as a man motivated by the dream of a better world.


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Comments [2]

AlohaBobby from Honolulu

A weird fixation. In Hawaii we're more focused on Obama himself (the President). Here;s a brief look at where he lived as a kid.

Jul. 14 2011 02:33 AM
Steve Dutton from UWS

Didn't I hear this show yesterday?

Jul. 13 2011 12:47 PM

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