Here is the video retrospective that aired before President Obama’s speech tonight at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. It focused on his legacy and accomplishments of his eight years leading the United States, ranging from the economic near-apocalypse that greeted his administration through his leading mourners in “Amazing Grace” after the Charleston church shooting.
Touches on memorable and/or bittersweet moments from his presidency, the film was made by Peter Kunhardt and Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth documentarian Davis Guggenheim, the latter of who also was behind the film that served as an intro to Obama’s acceptance speech at the 2008 convention.
And just for grins, below is then-Illinois state Sen. Obama’s career-making speech at the 2004 Dem convention in Boston. Note all that dark hair: