Making

WBEZ's critically-acclaimed bio-podcast series explores how an icon is made. Providing an unmatched view from the beginning, all the way to the their rise to the top.

https://www.wbez.org/shows/making/71b8de57-b2be-4e03-8481-683258de3ec1

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 41m. Bisher sind 33 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 19 hours 39 minutes

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Obama: Preview of Making Obama


Former President Barack Obama — along with friends, mentors, and rivals — tells the story of his climb from Chicago to the national stage. Subscribe now and don’t miss the first episode on February 8.


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 2018-01-19  3m
 
 

Obama BONUS: The Decision


Just two and a half years after his 2004 Democratic National Convention speech, Barack Obama announced he was running for president.


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 2018-04-10  21m
 
 

episode 1: Obama 1: The Man In The Background


Before he was the 44th President, Barack Obama worked as a community organizer on the South Side of Chicago. Hear how the city shaped his political ambitions.


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 2018-02-08  45m
 
 

episode 2: Obama 2: Chicago Politics Ain’t Beanbag


When Barack Obama first came to Chicago, a political transformation was happening in the city. Hear how that change inspired him.


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 2018-02-15  42m
 
 

episode 3: Obama 3: You Don’t Say No To Barack


Former President Barack Obama won his first political seat in 1996. Hear what he had to learn, and the conflicts he faced, to get there.  wbez.org/making


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 2018-02-22  56m
 
 

episode 4: Obama 4: Wait Your Turn


In 2000, Barack Obama ran for Congress against a Chicago political legend. It became a contest about race and identity.


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 2018-03-01  56m
 
 

episode 5: Obama 5: Up Or Out


Former president Barack Obama has only lost one election in his life. It was in 2000, and that defeat set him on the course for his eventual U.S. Senate run. Making Obama is a production of listener-supported WBEZ Chicago. Support WBEZ and the future of


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 2018-03-08  55m
 
 

episode 6: Obama 6: Yes We Can!


Barack Obama burst onto the national stage during his U.S. Senate run. Hear how ambition and luck propelled him to Washington. wbez.org/making


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 2018-03-15  58m
 
 
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