FRONTLINE

The FRONTLINE Interview: Tom Topolinski

Clip: Season 31 Episode 1 | 51m 6s

Obama's childhood friend Tom Topolinski talks about their time together in high school in Hawaii, how their group of friends came to be called the "Choom Gang," and Obama's basketball skills.

Aired: 10/08/08

Rating: NR

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