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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
Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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