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Washington Week | The Backstory: Covering the President | PBS

Duration: 06:20
Program: Washington Week #5149
Broadcast Date: May. 29, 2012

What's it like to be a reporter covering a president who's also running for re-election? Gwen Ifill gets "The Backstory" from Peter Baker of The New York Times who explains what it's like traveling on on Air Force One with President Obama, the time pressures and fine line between official duties and campaigning.

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Post Date: May 29, 2012