Podcast 2021-02-22 Stone Hill Farm, Colts Neck, NJ - Episode 0

Trailer

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Potus Barack Obama voice over: How did we get here? America as divided as it's been in our lifetimes. And how can we find our way back to a more unifying American story? That was the topic of so many of my conversations last year - with family, with friends. And one of those friends was Mr. Bruce Springsteen…

Potus Barack Obama: The same issues that you struggle with have been issues I’ve struggled with.

Bruce Springsteen: Well, the political comes from the personal.

Potus Barack Obama voice over: So we decided to set up a microphone and get into it… It took us to the distance between the American Dream and the American Reality…

Bruce Springsteen: There is a dread in the air and in the idea of the American Dream that hadn’t been present previously…

Potus Barack Obama voice over: Race and class in America…

Potus Barack Obama: I popped him in the face and broke his nose.

Potus Barack Obama voice over: Our difficult relationships with our fathers…

Bruce Springsteen: My dad never really spoke to me through to the day he died…you know? He truly didn't know how…

Potus Barack Obama voice over: We even ditched the Secret Service for a joyride in Bruce’s Corvette.

Potus Barack Obama: [car engine ambient noise] I’m in trouble… But you know what? There are times you just gotta do…

Bruce Springsteen: You gotta do what you gotta do…

Potus Barack Obama: You gotta do something…

Potus Barack Obama voice over: We found some answers, learned a few things, had some laughs and a few drinks.

Potus Barack Obama: We’ll be able to edit out a bunch of what Bruce said.. But you know…

Bruce Springsteen: Yeah.

Potus Barack Obama: All my stuff, clearly is gold.

Bruce Springsteen: Just leave my guitar playing…

Potus Barack Obama: [Laughs]

Bruce Springsteen: [Laughs]

Potus Barack Obama voice over: Renegades: Born in the U.S.A.

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