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Watch: President Obama’s “Cosmos” introduction

Check out the introduction U.S. president Barack Obama (pictured) recorded for the premiere of Fox's science series reboot Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, which premiered in the U.S. yesterday (March 9).
March 10, 2014

Check out the introduction U.S. president Barack Obama recorded for the premiere of Fox’s science series reboot Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, which premiered in the U.S. yesterday (March 9).

As previously reported, securing an intro from the U.S. leader marked a notable coup for the much-buzzed series. The last time the commander-in-chief introduced a major non-fiction series was in 2010, when he recorded an introduction for History’s 12-part factual series America: The Story of Us.

Watch the U.S. leader’s intro below, which aired ahead of the series’ first episode:

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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