Bruce Springsteen and former President Barack Obama have launched a new Spotify podcast on the Obamas’ Higher Ground production company. Long-time friends discuss a variety of topics, including “Race, Fatherhood, Marriage, and the State of America,” in the eight-part series, Renegades: Born In the United States. The first two episodes, titled “Outsiders: An Unlikely Friendship” and “American Skin: Race in the United States”, are now available on Spotify. Listen to the podcast and watch the video announcement below.

In his introduction to the first episode, Obama says, “Bruce and I have traveled in parallel in our own way to understand this country that has given us both so much. Trying to record the stories of his people. Looking for a way to connect our individual searches for meaning, truth, and community with the greater American history. “

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