President-elect Barack Obama will take the oath of office tomorrow, officially making him the 44th President of the United States. KRCC’s Andrea Chalfin recently sat down with Colorado College Political Science Professor Andrew Dunham to take a look back and a peek forward at this moment in Presidential history. Dunham specializes in American Politics, and begins by commenting on what he sees as President Bush’s legacy.

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Here’s the full conversation that took place on Friday, January 16th (41 minutes):

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