"Barack Obama: The Story"

David Maraniss

About the Program

Since 2009, author and Washington Post associate editor David Maraniss has been researching and writing his 10th book, "Barack Obama: The Story".   He traveled around the world in his research including trips to Kenya, Indonesia, Hawaii, Kansas and Chicago.  David Maraniss joined Book TV for an exclusive live interview and call-in program. 

Book TV documented the Kenya trip with the author and showed extensive video from there as well.

About the Authors

David Maraniss

David Maraniss is the author of ten books, including biographies of Bill Clinton, Vince Lombardi and Roberto Clemente.  He's written about Vietnam and the 1960 Olympic Games as well.  He has twice won the Pulitzer prize for his work at the Washington Post, where he now works as an associate editor.



Program Information

"Barack Obama: The Story"

Watch This Program
Watch This Program

Purchase This Program

Past Airings

  • Monday, January 21st at 8:30pm (ET)
  • Monday, January 21st at 8:30am (ET)
  • Sunday, September 2nd at 4pm (ET)
  • Saturday, July 14th at 12pm (ET)
  • Monday, June 18th at 1am (ET)
C-SPAN Radio Mobile App