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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
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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