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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
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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