Oral History Updates

President Obama Reflects on Climate Progress Before Heading to COP26 in Glasgow, Announces Upcoming Climate Event

October 29, 2021 9:15 AM

CHICAGO — In advance of President Obama’s attendance at COP26 — the United Nations Climate Change Conference kicking off October 31,… More

Documenting the Obama Presidency through Oral History

May 16, 2019 10:18 AM

For decades, historians, journalists, filmmakers, and scholars have produced oral history archives to document our shared past. Major archives have invested in collecting the… More

The Obama Foundation and Columbia University Announce the Obama Presidency Oral History Project

May 16, 2019 7:00 AM

Hundreds will participate in a comprehensive record of the decisions, actions, and effects of the Obama presidency; partners University of Chicago and University… More