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Barack Obama is a former President of the United States who served two terms in office from 2009 to 2017. Here are some key points about him:

  1. Early Life: Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1961. His father was from Kenya and his mother was from Kansas.

  2. Education: He attended Columbia University and later Harvard Law School, where he became the first black president of the Harvard Law Review.

  3. Political Career: He began his political career as a community organizer in Chicago before serving in the Illinois State Senate from 1997 to 2004. He was then elected to the United States Senate from Illinois in 2004.

  4. Presidency: He was elected President of the United States in 2008, defeating Republican nominee John McCain. He was re-elected in 2012, defeating Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

  5. Accomplishments: During his presidency, Obama signed several major pieces of legislation into law, including the Affordable Care Act, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

  6. Foreign Policy: He also made significant strides in foreign policy, including the killing of Osama bin Laden, the normalization of relations with Cuba, and the negotiation of the Paris Climate Agreement.

  7. Legacy: Obama’s presidency was historic for many reasons, including his status as the first black President of the United States. He is also widely regarded as a gifted orator and a symbol of hope and progress for many Americans.

1 A Mother’s Promise: Barack’s Biography

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Obama 2012: Are you in? http://my.barackobama.com/bobiovid 
A biography of Barack Obama that played at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, prior to Barack’s acceptance speech.

2 Ex-girlfriends share glimpse of a young Barack Obama.

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A glimpse into Barack Obama’s early years from ex-girlfriends who are sharing their stories. CNN’s Mary Snow has more.

3 A Father’s Promise

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President-elect Barack Obama spoke with Steve Kroft about a special promise he made 2 years ago to his young daughters.

4 ‘Dreams from My Father’ Obama’s story BBC television book review

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‘Dreams from My Father’ Obama’s story BBC television book review

5 The Untold Story Of Barack Obama

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Hussein Obama II is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He is the first African American to hold the office, as well as the first president born outside of the continental United States. Watch this unseen video of the historical leader to know more..

6 Barack Obama Profile From 2004

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10/25/2004. A brief look at Barack Obama’s life and political career up until his campaign for US Senate. Includes Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Stanley Dunham, Sarah Hussein, Judson Miner, Marian Robinson, Emil Jones, David Axelrod.

7 Obama in Boston 2004

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In 2004 I went to Boston to interview a Illinois State Sen.named Barack Obama. The piece aired on the MBC Network and foreshadows the his political rise.

8 – 2004 Obama Peoria Town Hall

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One week after the 2004 Election, Senator-Elect Barack Obama stopped in Peoria at the Peoria Public Library to host a town hall meeting. George W. Bush had just been re-elected. The war in Iraq had been going on for about 18 months; news of trying to capture Bin Laden had died down. What were the other issues back then? Are some still with us today? Take a look and see.

9 Jon Favreau | Life as Obama’s Speechwriter | Full Address and Q&A

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ABOUT JON FAVREAU: Described by President Obama as his ‘mind-reader’, Jon Favreau was hired as Obama’s speechwriter shortly after his election to the US Senate in 2004, and subsequently appointed Director of Speechwriting following Obama’s presidential election. Favreau was the chief writer of Obama’s inauguration speech, resulting in TIME magazine naming him one of the ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’. Having left the White House in 2013, he is currently pursuing a career in screenwriting and private sector consulting.

ABOUT THE OXFORD UNION SOCIETY: The Oxford Union is the world’s most prestigious debating society, with an unparalleled reputation for bringing international guests and speakers to Oxford. Since 1823, the Union has been promoting debate and discussion not just in Oxford University, but across the globe.

10 Barack Obama on ABC World News Tonight

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Obama 2012: Are you in? http://my.barackobama.com/abcnewsvid In an interview with ABC’s Charles Gibson, Barack discusses a wide range of topics, including various events from throughout his life. Aired November 1, 2007.

11 Ellen Meets President Obama

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Before he was elected president, Senator Barack Obama stopped by to visit Ellen. Check out this classic interview!

12 Will Smith Interview with Barack Obama

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Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith had an Interview with Barack Obama
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the way Pres. Obama talk, u can discern how intelligent he is…and the message he delivered u can feel it is coming from his heart not as a speech of a politician…

13 LIVE with Kelly and Michael Interviews President Obama

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Kelly and Michael Interview President Barack Obama in the White House. They talk about Veterans, Eric Shinseki, Hillary Clinton, Malia’s prom, and Obama’s gray hair.
President. Obama is just awesome. I pray that God will keep him, Guide and protect him.
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If only Obama was allowed to run for a third term.
He really is quite a brilliant speaker.
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Imagine how awesome the country would have been if the Republicans had treated him like a human being and worked with him.

14 Sasha Obama – A Great American Moment!

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One of the best moments on the first night of the Democratic National Convention. The Obamas are such a lovely and down to earth family. This is way cool.

15 President Obama Gushes Over Daughters Sasha and Malia Admits They Complained About Secret Service

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President Obama reflects about raising his daughters in the White House.

16 Look Back at Sasha and Malia Obama’s Most Memorable First-Daughter Moments

First daughters Sasha and Malia Obama have grown up in front of our eyes — from little girls to gorgeous young women. The hottest celebrity gossip, entertainment news, and pop culture video! Our POPSUGAR hosts bring you the latest celebrity updates, exclusive celebrity interviews, fun TV recaps and movie reviews, and pop culture mashups. We are huge fans of everyone from Beyonce and Angelina Jolie to Harry Styles and Jennifer Lawrence (and, of course, Ryan Gosling).

17 The Stunning Transformation Of The Obama Sisters

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During their dad’s two terms in the White House, “first kids” Sasha and Malia Obama have transformed from cute tweens to sophisticated fashion icons right before our eyes. Let’s take a look back at some of the greatest moments in sister style…
The Democratic National Convention | 0:17
President Obama’s Inauguration Day | 0:38
Sunday Best | 1:13
America’s Choice | 1:30
DNC Part II | 2:07
President Obama’s Second Inauguration Day | 2:35
Totally In Demand | 2:59
Visiting The President Of China | 3:17
Thanksgiving Tradition | 3:42
Sophistication At The State Dinner | 4:21

18 Barack Obama cried seeing Malia off to college

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Former President Barack Obama describes leaving his daughter at college “like open-heart surgery.” CNN’s Jeanne Moos says leaving Malia left him in tears.

19 Inside the Obama White House Michelle Obamas East Wing – Second Hour 02

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20 Sasha Obama Turns 19 Years Old! | E! News

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From the White House to college, here’s everything you need to know about the former first daughter in honor of her birthday!
Tribute to the First daughters Malia and Sasha.

21 When Girl tells Barack Obama she wanted to meet Beyonce instead Paxo met Boris – Newsnight

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A schoolgirl elicits laughter from President Barack Obama after she tells him she thought the special guest at her school was going to be the singer, Beyonce.
A sixth-grader at a Washington DC Charter school elicited laughs from President Barack Obama after she told him she thought the special guest at her school was going to be the singer, Beyonce.

President Barack Obama and the first lady Michelle Obama helped fill backpacks with toys for homeless children at the Inspired Teaching charter school on Thursday.

The sixth-grader named Madison was helping show President Obama how to fill toys in backpacks for homeless children, and then said she had heard there would be a special guest for the event.

“Mr. President,” she says. “when I first heard that somebody special was coming, I really wanted it to be Beyonce.”

“I understand,” President Obama replied.

“but then I realized it was going to be you. That’s even better,” she

As everyone laughed, the first lady could be heard saying, “I’d rather see Beyonce.”

The President and first lady’s appearance at the school was part of a service project honoring the 9/11 anniversary.

22 How Malia and Sasha Helped President Obama Kick His Smoking Habit

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iVillage Guest Editor Michelle Obama says the President ultimately stopped smoking but because he didn’t want to look his girls in the eye and tell them not to smoke if he was.

23 Inside the Obama White House At Home In The White House Michelle Obama – Second Hour 03

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24 Inside the Obama White House White House Family – Second Hour 04

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25 Inside the Obama White House The First Family First Priority Sasha and Malia – Second Hour 05

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26 Inside the Obama White House All American Optimism – Second Hour 06

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27 The Obamas: The First Family Of Cool | NBC News

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For eight years President Obama and the first family have oozed coolness and showcased an effortless, fun vibe.

28 A Political Phenomenon



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At the beginning of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign he was considered a longshot, but his campaign grew quicker than anyone could have imagined. Steve Kroft reports.

29 The Final Countdown



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After the Republican and Democratic national conventions, the race for the presidency officially began. Sen. Barack Obama’s impressive grassroots campaign propelled him ahead.

30 Obama responds to hecklers at speech



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President Barack Obama addresses hecklers during his immigration reform speech in San Francisco.

31 – 60 Minutes, 11.16.08

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Steve Kroft speaks with President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, about his historic election victory, his personal transition, and his family; And, Andy Rooney salutes the art of print journalism.

32 Maya on Her and Barack’s Mother

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Obama 2012: Are you in? http://my.barackobama.com/mayabomomvid Barack’s sister Maya Soetoro-Ng discusses the strong influence their mother has had on their values and outlook. Visit http://women.barackobama.com

33 Maya Soetoro-Ng: My Brother is the President of the United States

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Maya Soetoro-Ng shares what it’s like to have a brother who is President of the United States. As she shares: “He feels grateful to the nation for having the privilege of serving as President and meeting people and hearing stories. He loves that part of governing.”

34 President Obama Plays HORSE with CBS’ Clark Kellogg

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President Obama takes on former NBA player and CBS Sports college basketball commentator Clark Kellogg in a game of HORSE — rather, POTUS — at the White House.

36 Obama’s Tribute to his Mother

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An extract from the preface to Barack Obama’s first book “Dreams from my Father”, in which he pays tribute to his mother Ann Dunham

37 Barack and Michelle on Rachel Ray 

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Obama 2012: Are you in? http://my.barackobama.com/rachelrayvid Barack and Michelle drop by for a chat with Rachel Ray. Michelle and Rachel sit down to talk about family and life on the campaign trail.

38 Pete Souza on stories behind iconic photos of President Obama

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Over the course of eight years, President Obama was shadowed by former White House photographer Pete Souza. His new book, “Obama: An Intimate Portrait,” features more than 300 photos and takes readers behind the scenes with Mr. Obama. Pete Souza joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss iconic and historic moments with the president.

39 Michelle Obama DNC Speech 2012 Complete: ‘How Hard You Work’ More Important Than Income

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First lady excites delegates with a speech about the president’s values at the DNC.
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40 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2012


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First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes young people to the White House on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. April 26, 2012.

41 Barack Obama’s Official Photographer talks to BBC Newsnight

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Ever wondered what it’s like to have unlimited access to the leader of the free world? We spoke to Obama’s official photographer, Pete Souza. Produced by James Clayton and Vara Szajkowski. Newsnight is the BBC’s flagship news and current affairs TV programme – with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews.

42 Michelle Obama’s White House photographer shares the stories behind iconic photos

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Photographer Amanda Lucidon opens up about her new book and shares new and exclusive images from inside the Obama White House.

43 An Interview With the President

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Obama sits down with George for first interview as president. For more on this story go to

44 Obama’s Full MLK Anniversary Speech

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29 aug 2013

President Barack Obama on Wednesday said the entire world drew strength from the March on Washington 50 years ago, but that continued economic inequality and stagnant wages show that only part of Martin Luther King Jr.’s dreams have been fulfilled.

45 Armored Vehicle Heist Kid

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Little Kid uses his play gun to scare the hell out of some cash carrying security guards.

A presentation of the Just For Laughs Gags. The funny hidden camera pranks show for the whole family. Juste pour rire les gags, l’émission de caméra caché la plus comique de la télé!