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Making Obama: A two-part series

From WBEZ Chicago, Making Obama tells the story of Barack Obama’s climb from the South Side of Chicago to the national stage. Host Jennifer White talks with Obama’s key advisors, mentors, rivals, and the former President himself.

Part One: Obama’s years as a community organizer to his first elected office in Springfield, Illinois.

Part Two: Obama’s ill-advised run for Congress in 2000 to the moment he arrived on the national stage.

Join us for this two-part series, starting Sunday, June 10 at 7 p.m. Part two airs the following Sunday, June 17 at 7 p.m.

If you missed the live broadcast, you can always listen to the entire series from WBEZ online.