FRONTLINE The FRONTLINE Interview: Sohale Siddiqi
Obama's roommate saw a distinct change in his friend while they lived together in NYC. Details
Episode: The FRONTLINE Interview: Sohale Siddiqi
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."• Visit the The FRONTLINE Interview: Sohale Siddiqi webpage
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Premiere Date: 10/09/2008
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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