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FRONTLINE

The FRONTLINE Interview: Gerald Kellman

  • Aired: 10/09/2008
  • 42:36
  • Rating: NR
Gerald Kellman, who hired Obama to be a community organizer, says his work in Chicago was a "baptism by fire." Kellman also discusses an early setback for the young activist, and how his experiences in Chicago connect to his ensuing political career.
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Kellman, who hired Obama as an activist, says his work in Chicago was a "baptism by fire."
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Funding for FRONTLINE is provided through the support of PBS viewers and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Major funding for FRONTLINE is provided by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Additional funding is provided by the Park Foundation and by the FRONTLINE Journalism Fund.
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