Inside Obama’s Presidency

January 15, 2013

As Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term, FRONTLINE takes a probing look at the first four years of his presidency.

(53:41) FRONTLINE takes a probing look at the first four years of Barack Obama's presidency.
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FRONTLINE & Longreads: Inside Obama’s Presidency

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“Inside Obama’s Presidency”: His Second-Term Agenda

Four years ago, Barack Obama hinted at his desire to be a transformative president. With Inauguration Day less than a week away, six of the country’s leading journalists discuss how he can meet that mark in his second term.

Telling the Story of Obama’s White House

Join a live chat Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET on “Inside Obama’s Presidency” with producers Mike Wiser and Jim Gilmore, along with Politico’s Edward-Isaac Dovere. You can leave a question now.

Coming Soon: The Debt and Deficit “Cliffhanger”

Next month, as the nation faces yet another round of fiscal crises, FRONTLINE picks up where it left off in “Inside Obama’s Presidency,” investigating the inside history of how Washington has failed to solve the country’s problems of debt and deficit.

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