The FRONTLINE Interview: Sohale Siddiqi
He met Obama at a New Year's Eve party in San Francisco, while Obama was attending Occidental College, and the two men later became roommates in New York. "I saw a transformation in the Barry I had met in Occidental," Siddiqi recalls about Obama's New York years. "He got very serious and less lighthearted, and our conversations were more about serious things."
Aired: 10/08/08Video has closed captioning.