About the Program
Taped in 2004, then Illinois U.S. Senator - Elect Barack Obama discusses his memoir, titled "Dreams from My Father." It's his account of growing up in a racially mixed family, doing community work in Chicago, and a journey to Kenya where he met the African side of his family. Mr. Obama also talks about the challenges he expected to face when he took his U.S. Senate seat in January 2005. Includes Q&A.