Renegades: Born in the USA

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Renegades: Born in the USA is a series of conversations between President Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen about their lives, music, and enduring love of America—despite all its challenges.

Episode Date
Traveling the U.S. & Finding Home
2859
President Obama and Bruce Springsteen discuss the loss of American innocence during the 1960s. They relate on the romance of the open road when young Bruce traveled to see concerts and President Obama road-tripped across the US when he first visited the mainland. They discuss the moments when they settled down, faced domestication, and defined their definition of home. -- Find the episode transcript here: http://spoti.fi/RenegadesTranscripts Archival clips courtesy of NASA, Global Image Works, Warner Bros, The Library of Congress, Getty Images, Chicago Film Archives, National Archives, and Wyndham Resorts and Hotels. John Wayne used with the permission of John Wayne Enterprises, LLC. All Rights Reserved. www.johnwayne.com
May 10, 2021
American Music
2671
President Obama and Bruce sit down to talk popular music, their early musical influences and memories, and the inspiration behind Springsteen’s Broadway show. They share some of their favorite artists (think: Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Joni Mitchell, and more). -- Find the episode transcript here: http://spoti.fi/RenegadesTranscripts Archival clips courtesy of iHeartMedia, WETA, C-SPAN, and CBSNews.
May 03, 2021
Race in the United States
2692
President Obama and Bruce Springsteen discuss protest songs, reparations, and their relationships with John Lewis and Clarence Clemmons. They reflect on their early experiences with race and racism and the uncomfortable conversations we need to have. -- Find the episode transcript here: http://spoti.fi/RenegadesTranscripts Archival clips courtesy of C-SPAN and CBSNews.
Apr 26, 2021
Our Unlikely Friendship
3361
President Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen discuss how their friendship began. They share how race and racism in their hometowns defined their feelings of belonging and what it was like growing up as teenagers in the 1960s and 1970s. Bruce sings some of "My Hometown." -- Find the episode transcript here: http://spoti.fi/RenegadesTranscripts Archival clips courtesy of CBSNews, NBC Universal, British Pathé, and Huntley Film Archives.
Apr 19, 2021
Renegades: Born in the USA Trailer
90
Welcome to the new podcast from President Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen. Find the trailer transcript here: http://spoti.fi/RenegadesTranscripts
Apr 13, 2021