Obama's Back Story

Monday, September 03, 2012

David Maraniss, associate editor at the Washington Post and the author of Barack Obama: The Story, looks at President Obama's early years and how his childhood and youth influenced his presidency.


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Comments [3]

Amy from Manhattan

I actually saw Hani, the sidewalk artist, working on that chalk drawing of Sen. Obama--& the one of Sen. Clinton next to it--during the 2008 primary season.

And I was working at Columbia U. Press in 1982 & 1983, so I could easily have passed Barack Obama on the street or on the campus when he was a CU student. Maybe he was in the crowd watching Philippe Petit bring the silver trowel across the tightrope to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in 1982!

Sep. 04 2012 12:28 AM
Ed from Larchmont

See 2016!

Sep. 03 2012 03:12 PM

Uncle Brian tell us a Barack Obama story!
Happy Labor Day!

Sep. 03 2012 10:12 AM

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