Shown: Democratic presidential nominee, Sen. Barack Obama, during a campaign rally at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colo., Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008. 
Credit: (Damon Winter / The New York Times)

Dreams of Obama

January 20, 2009 / 56m

Season 2009: Episode 6


As Barack Obama prepares to assume the presidency on Jan. 20, 2009, FRONTLINE tells the story of how a little known state senator rose from obscurity to the White House in just over four years. Dreams of Obama draws on interviews with those closest to the next president to provide insight into how Obama might lead the country. [Explore more stories on the original website for Dreams of Obama.]