Barack Obama; Chris Ward; Abraham Lincoln; Stanley Ann Dunham; Madelyn Dunham; Rod Blagojevich; George Ryan; Hillary Clinton; John McCain; Sarah Palin; George W. Bush
Chris Ware and Abraham Lincoln discuss Barack Obama's life. He is born of a black African father and a white American mother. After working as a community organizer he steers his way through corrupt Illinois politics. After gaining national attention at the 2004 Democratic National Convention he launches a bid for the White House. Facing racist opposition in addition to opposition based on policy, he nevertheless wins the Presidency in 2008.