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Obama: His Story

Synopsis
BBC correspondent Clive Myrie traces the life story of America’s first black president. From Obama’s broken home childhood in Hawaii, through his political awakening in the rough neighbourhoods of Chicago, to his arrival in Washington, Myrie follows the extraordinary journey that transformed the son of a Kenyan student into the most powerful man in the world.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2009
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 on 20/1/2009
Subjects
Politics & government
Keywords
USA; politicians; Obama, Barack

Credits

Producer
Guy Smith
Contributor
Chris Myrie

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£195.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
56 minutes
Year
2012

Production Company

Name

BBC Education Production

Address
PO Box 20
Tonbridge
TN12 6WU

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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