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The FRONTLINE Interview: Sohale Siddiqi

  • Aired: 10/09/2008
  • 40:36
  • Rating: NR
He met Obama at a New Year's Eve party in San Francisco, while Obama was attending Occidental College, and the two men later became roommates in New York. "I saw a transformation in the Barry I had met in Occidental," Siddiqi recalls about Obama's New York years. "He got very serious and less lighthearted, and our conversations were more about serious things."
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Obama's roommate saw a distinct change in his friend while they lived together in NYC.
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