FRONTLINE

The FRONTLINE Interview: Cassandra Butts

Clip: Season 2012 Episode 19 | 1h 19s

A close friend and former classmate at Harvard Law School, Butts served as deputy White House counsel in 2009. She discusses their long friendship and talks about how Obama's unusual background has informed his approach to politics and policy.

Aired: 10/08/08

Rating: NR

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