What to Watch on Tuesday: HBO explores the Obama presidency in new docuseries
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
HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: 9 p.m. on HBO
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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What ELSE to Watch
Chopped — Food Network
David Makes Man — OWN
Motherland: Fort Salem — Freeform
McDonald & Dodds (season prem/U.S. streaming debut) — BritBox
Pray Away (doc) — Netflix
A Savage Nature — Digital/VOD
Monuments — Digital/VOD
Fireboys (doc) — Digital/VOD
Pig — Digital
*times are ET and subject to change
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