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JUDY WOODRUFF: Now some perspective on the presidency of Barack Obama and the election of Donald Trump.

Hari Sreenivasan has this latest addition to the NewsHour Bookshelf.

HARI SREENIVASAN: Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential election was historic for many reasons, but, for all the firsts, the eight years of the Obama administration also fueled a backlash that strengthened many of the political and social divisions within the country.

Now comes some perspective on those years.

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