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Majority -- Could Americans at that time -- -- much less run for president.
Go inside the campaign that put a new administration in the white house with the HBO documentary I think people the election of Barack Obama.
It is by Edward Norton he says the project was originally intended to be a presidential documentary.
We started off just to sort of to a long term chronicle of of a young senator.
And then it obviously turned into something entirely different once the then senator announces candidacy there all access pass became a ticket -- history.
It felt really exciting.
-- caught up in this train of mountain of events and of course film -- like how this is one we're gonna finish it -- years earlier that we.
And it took a lot of work to make sure the cameras captured every thing.
There was so much work to do on this film I think it was almost almost more work in any feature film -- ever worked on Barack's favorite.
-- assesses him whenever -- CS you know all over the country -- -- -- you guys here.
Is that -- still following us.
They -- and planning of time Norton was adamant this film was not going to be released in LA.
We made a commitment very early on that we were making.
Non partisan film that we were not.
Trying to affect the outcome of anything -- play a role in an -- It's very clear in his candidacy was gonna have.
Historic kind of proportions whether he won or lost -- Hope is that people sort of remember how involved they wear and how much a part of the political process they -- and it will reinvigorate that kind of feeling.
-- the into the making of our 44 president and by the people the election of Barack Obama premiering on HBO this week.
In New York -- that's and Fox News.
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