Exclusive Interview with the President

With Thomas L. Friedman

Why this story needs to be told

I want to make sure that everybody who's been watching this program or listening to this interview doesn't start concluding that, well, we're all doomed, there's nothing we can do about it. There's a lot we can do about it. It's not going to happen as fast or as smoothly or as elegantly as we’d like, but if we are persistent, we will make progress. That's been the history of this country and generally the trajectory of the world has been when push comes to shove we respond.

President Barack Obama
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SNEAK PREVIEW: President Barack Obama participates in an interview with YEARS Correspondent and NYTimes Columnist Thomas Friedman in the Library of the White House. It is the president’s first-ever television interview dedicated solely to climate change.

SNEAK PREVIEW: President Barack Obama participates in an interview with YEARS Correspondent and NYTimes Columnist Thomas Friedman in the Library of the White House. It is the president’s first-ever television interview dedicated solely to climate change.

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