HBO's Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union delves into the life and presidency of Barack Obama.

Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union


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This three-part docuseries chronicles President Barack Obama's personal and political journey — using interviews with colleagues, friends, and critics, as well as his own speeches and news interviews — and historic presidency. In tonight's premiere, the series looks back on his childhood as he was raised by a single mother and white grandparents, through his youth in Hawaii and education at Columbia and Harvard, and eventually to Chicago, where he worked as a community organizer.

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