Frontline: Dreams of Obama

Frontline: Dreams of Obama

Director: Michael Kirk

Cast: Michael Kirk, Will Lyman

     
 
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

Overview

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.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/31/2009
UPC:
0841887010375
Original Release:
2009
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Sound:
[stereo]
Time:
0:56:00
Sales rank:
82,836

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Closed Caption

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Frontline: Dreams of Obama
1. Introduction [1:49]
2. The Newcomer Steals the Show [6:41]
3. The New Senator's Path to Power [10:32]
4. Leadership at Harvard Law School [6:19]
5. Honing His Political Skills [7:12]
6. A Fast, Shrewd Political Ascent [12:12]
7. Lead-Up to the Presidential Run [8:53]
8. Credits [2:40]

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