The Presidency of Barack Obama with J.B. Andersen
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He was the nation's first African-American president; he passed the nation's first comprehensive health care insurance; and before he served a full year in office, he had already won the Nobel Peace Prize. Some looked on him as the standard bearer of a new, more-inclusive America; but he also evoked harsh criticism and visceral dislike among those who claimed he was a traitor, a socialist and not even American by birth. Join historian and the creator of the popular History of the Presidents series, JB Andersen, for a look at the accomplishments and the complicated ongoing legacy of President Barack Obama.
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