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An NPR News special hosted by "Morning Edition" host Steve Inskeep heard Tuesday, July 5 at 6 p.m. and Wednesday, July 6 at 6 p.m.Rebroadcasts are scheduled for Sunday, July 17 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 18 at 7 p.m.

Obama's Years: An NPR News special

Claudine Ebeid
Morning Editon host Steve Inskeep and editor Reena Advani at Barack Obama Elementary School in St. Louis, Missouri.
Listen Tuesday, July 5 and Wednesday, July 6 at 6 p.m.

"Obama's Years" is a two-part radio documentary that explores how life has changed for Americans over the last eight years.

In the first hour, NPR's Steve Inskeep travels the country to places in which president Obama delivered speeches and checks in with Americans living in those places to ask about their perspectives on the issues the president discussed.

From Denver to Wichita to Philadelphia, audiences will hear people talk about their jobs, aspirations and family life. They'll discuss issues like healthcare, immigration, guns and race relations and how those issues have played into their lives in the last eight years.

In the second hour of this special coverage, Inskeep sits down with the president at the White House to ask how he thinks the country has changed during his presidency. Inskeep will also share the thoughts, ideas and lives of the people he met during the reporting for this documentary.

Join us for the first part of the documentary on Tuesday, July 5 at 6 p.m. and for the second part of the broadcast the following day, Wednesday, July 6 at 6 p.m.

You'll also hear excerpts of the interview on-air during Morning Edition and All Things Considered through July 5. Rebroadcasts of "Obama's Years" will also air on Public Radio Presents July 17 and 24.