NPR News Special: Obama's Years

NPR News Special: Obama's Years

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Obama’s Years explores how life has changed for Americans over the last eight years. 

NPR News Special: Obama's Years, a two-part radio documentary, airs Wednesday, June 29 and Thurday, June 30 at 7 p.m. on AM 1370 and WEOS-FM 89.5 (Geneva). In the first hour, NPR’s Steve Inskeep travels the country to places in which President Obama delivered speeches, and checks in with Americans living in those places to ask about their perspectives on the issues the president discussed. From Denver to Wichita to Philadelphia, audiences will hear people talk about their jobs, aspirations and family life. They’ll discuss issues like healthcare, immigration, guns and race relations and how those issues have played into their lives in the last eight year.

In the second hour of this special coverage, Steve Inskeep will sit down with President Obama at the White House and ask the president how he thinks the country has changed during his presidency. Inskeep will also talk to the President about the thoughts, ideas and lives of the people he met during the reporting for this documentary.

NPR News Special: Obama's Years will repeat Saturday, July 2 from 3 p.m. on 5 p.m. on AM 1370 and WEOS-FM 89.5 (Geneva).