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Obama College Years

A young Barack Obama discovers how inspirational a party can be, two hitmen get sidetracked, and an athlete shares a message for the kids. (21:14)

[exciting music]

[opera music]

[laughter, applause]

ALL RIGHT.

EVERYBODY FOCUS UP. LOOK.

THIS PARTY TONIGHTCOULD BE A MODEL

FOR THE WAY THAT THE WORLDSHOULD WORK.

AND I JUST WANT TO SAY...

I'M TOTALLY STOKEDTO THE MAX ABOUT IT.

ALL RIGHT?YOU GUYS FEELING GOOD?

OH, DENNIS, WHAT,ARE YOU SHOOTING VIDEO?

- YEAH, MAN.

- ALL RIGHT, WELL,BE CAREFUL WITH THAT.

I MIGHT RUNFOR OFFICE SOMEDAY.

[laughter]

NOW, TRUST ME,I THINK THAT THIS PARTY CAN BE

THE MOST INSPIRATIONAL PARTYTHIS CAMPUS HAS EVER SEEN.

IS THAT COMING TO ME?

LET ME JUST GRAB THAT.

THAT'S SOME RIGHTEOUS BUD.

SOME RIGHTEOUS BUDWE GOT GOING ON THERE.

WE NEED SOME BODACIOUSJOCK BABES COMING IN.

WE NEED SOME HOT-ASSPUNK ROCK BABES.

I-I-I DON'T CAREWHERE THEY COME FROM.

THE MOST IMPORTANT THING--IT'S IMPERATIVE

THAT WE HAVE A DIVERSITYIN THE, UH...

PUSSY DEPARTMENT.

INTERCEPTED.

DON'T SLEEP ON BARRY O.

DON'T EVERSLEEP ON BARRY O.

WHOO!

[party noise, chatter]

- APARTHEID IS TOTALLY GNARLY.IT'S A GNARLY INSTITUTION.

WHERE IS THE--DENNIS, DEN--

THERE WE--COME HERE.GET THIS, GET THIS.

OKAY, WE--WE GOTTA HAVE A SYSTEMIN PLACE TO GET EVERYBODY WEED.

ALL RIGHT? SO JUST WATCH--THIS IS HOW YOU'RE GONNA DO IT.

ALL RIGHT, THIS--THIS IS--

I'M REALLY [bleep] FROSTYRIGHT NOW, BY THE WAY.

THIS IS YOUR CONSTITUTION,ALL RIGHT?

IT'S JUST A PIECE OF PAPER.

WE GOTTA KEEP ITS INTEGRITY,

'CAUSE IT'S GONNA HOLDEVERYTHING TOGETHER.

THIS RIGHT HERE...

THIS IS US.THIS IS THE AMERICAN PEOPLE.

WE'RE SPECIAL. WE'RE MAGIC.WHOA, YAY, WE ALL LIVE IN HERE.

ALL RIGHT,THE MOST IMPORTANT THING

IS THAT WE DON'TGET TOO FAR APART.

ME AND YOU, WE--WE GOTTA BE CLOSE.

THAT'S--THAT'S THE MAGICOF AMERICA IS LOVE.

OTHERWISE, YOU'RE GONNAGET AIR BUBBLES IN THERE.

IT'S GONNA STARTCANOEING AND EVERYTHING.

WE DON'T WANT THAT,ALL RIGHT? YOU GET THAT?

ALL RIGHT, LOOK.

I'M WAY AHEAD OF YOU, BRO.I'M ALREADY DONE.

BOOM, FIREWORKS.FOURTH OF JULY. THAT'S FOR YOU.

WE WANT LIKEA TON OF THESE.

OH, MY GOD,I'M SO [bleep] BLAZED.

I'M SO [bleep] HIGH.

OH, [bleep].WHAT WAS I SAYING?

[electronic music]

- WE MET B-BOY JOSEPHIN ATLANTA, G.A.

- HI, JOSEPH.

- [British accent]ALL RIGHT. YEAH.

START THE MUSIC.

[hip-hop music]

- HAS HE STARTED YET?

- I THINK--I'M PRETTY SURE THIS IS IT.

THANK YOU.

- YEAH, THANK YOU.- I AIN'T DONE YET, THOUGH.

- THANK YOU, JOSEPH.

IT'S--IT'SDEFINITELY A NO FOR ME.

- IT'S A NO. I'M SORRY.

- NO.

- ALL RIGHT.THANK YOU, JOSEPH.

- GUYS, YOU--YOU KNOW,

I AIN'T GOT NO FORMAL TRAININ'OR NOTHIN' LIKE THAT.

I LIVE ON THE STREETS.

- THAT WAS VERY APPARENT,AS IT TURNS OUT, JOSEPH.

THANK YOU FOR COMING.

- Y-YOU KNOW THAT MY MAMA'SON DRUGS, AND MY DADDY IN JAIL.

- IT'S NOT--NOT REALLY RELEVANT.

- BORN IN A COFFEE CANUNDER A BRIDGE.

- THAT'S TERRIBLE, JOSEPH.

THAT'S--THAT'S AWFUL,BUT IT'S NOT GOING TO--

- MY SISTER SHOT MY BROTHERWHILE MY COUSIN BEAT MY UNCLE.

- NOW IT'S A LIE.- IT'S A LITTLE BIT MUCH.

JOSEPH, THANK YOUVERY MUCH, BUT--

- PUT MYSELF THROUGH SCHOOL

BY RENTING MY BODY OUTAS A HEROIN SUITCASE.

- OH, I SEE WHAT'S GOING ON.- WOW.

- JOSEPH, PLEASE, WE--WE DO HAVEOTHER DANCERS HERE TODAY,

WHO ARE WAITING THEIR TURNVERY POLITELY.

NO, JOSEPH,LET HER COME ONSTAGE.

- OH! OH!- LET HER COME--NO, JOSEPH.

- IF I WIN THIS COMPETITION, ICOULD PUT A ROOF OVER MY HOUSE.

'CAUSE I GOT A HOUSE AIN'TGOT NO ROOF. FOR REAL, THOUGH.

- JOSEPH...

- JUST ONE LITTLE THING,THOUGH.

- DON'T DO IT, JOSEPH.

- IT WAS A LOUD BRIDGE.- DON'T FINISH THAT SEN--

- I GOT HEARING DAMAGEIN THIS EAR.

- JOSEPH!- AND ALSO IN THIS EAR.

- JOSEPH!

- THE BRIDGE HAD--HAD TRUCKS GO OVER IT.

- JOSEPH.- 'CAUSE THE BRIDGE--

- KEEP IT.- 15-TON--

- HOLD IT.

PUT IT IN YOUR MOUTH.AND GET OFF MY STAGE.

- RA--RATED SIX.

- JOE...- THAT'S A BIG TRUCK.

- SEPH.OKAY, JOSEPH, PLEASE.

AND WHO IS THIS?

- OH, WHO IS THISRIGHT HERE?

THIS IS MY 12-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER,WHO I RAISED ALL BY MYSELF

WITHOUT THE HELP OF ANYBODY ELSEIN THE ENTIRE WORLD.

SHE IS MY INSPIRATION.

- JOSEPH,IT DOESN'T MATTER.

THERE'S NOTHINGYOU CAN DO OR SAY

THAT'S GOING TO MAKE USCHANGE OUR MINDS TODAY.

- THAT RIGHT THERE, THAT RIGHTTHERE, THAT'S HER DAUGHTER.

SHE BLIND.

SO I RAISED THEM BOTH BY MYSELFWITHOUT NOBODY ELSE'S HELP.

- COME GETYOUR TICKET TO VEGAS.

- WHOO-HOO-HOO-HOO!

- VEGAS!- CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?

I'M GETTING GOOSIES OVER HERE.I'M GETTING GOOSIES. I-I AM.

- WHAT A MIND-BLOWING FINISHTO AN INCREDIBLE GAME TONIGHT,

WITH CHARLIE SANDERSWINNING THE GAME

IN LITERALLYTHE LAST SECOND.

UNBELIEVABLE,TRULY SPECTACULAR.

CHARLIE SANDERS,HOW DOES IT FEEL?

- HEY, YO, I WANNA SAY SOMETHIN'TO EVERYBODY WATCHIN'.

YO, YOU CAN DO ANYTHING!ANYTHING'S POSSIBLE!

THE WORLD IS YOURS!

- AND CHARLIE,DID YOU THINK THAT THAT GAME

WAS GONNA ENDTHAT WAY TONIGHT?

- YO, THERE ARE NO LIMITS,ALL RIGHT?

YOU CAN SWIMACROSS THE ATLANTIC.

YOU CAN JUMP REAL HIGHAND TOUCH THE MOON!

- FANTASTIC. CHARLIE SANDERS,FRESH OFF OF HIS, UH, VICTORY.

I JUST FEEL LIKE HE'S READYTO TOUCH THE MOON.

- I CAN FLY!ANYBODY CAN FLY!

IF YOU BELIEVE IN YOURSELF

THE WAY I BELIEVEIN MYSELF TONIGHT,

YOU WILL FLY!

- AND WHAT'S NEXT FOR CHARLIESANDERS AND THE ORANGE--

- KIDS,YOU CAN ACTUALLY FLY!

- NO--NO, NOT--OH, NOT LITERALLY, OF COURSE.

- YES! LITERALLY! KIDS!

YOUNG KIDS, I WANT YOU TO GOUP ON YOUR ROOFS RIGHT NOW!

- WAIT, WHAT?- FLY INTO THE NIGHT SKY!

- OKAY.- PEOPLE WILL SEE YOU FLYING!

AND THEN YOU CAN DO ANYTHING!YOU CAN DO ANYTHING!

- OKAY, WELL, WE--WE--WE--WE JUST WANT TO REMIND THE KIDS

THAT OF COURSE,YOU CANNOT ACTUALLY FLY, KIDS.

- YO, SCREW THATNEGATIVITY, MAN!

HEY, BOYS AND GIRLS,AGES 8 THROUGH 12!

YO, DON'T LET NOBODY EVER TELLYOU WHAT YOU CAN AND CANNOT DO!

ALL THE PRETEEN CHILDRENOUT THERE, LISTEN TO MY VOICE!

YOU ARE IMMORTAL!

- OKAY, WELL, OBVIOUSLY,WE UNDERSTAND THAT CHARLIE...

- [groaning, shouting]- IS SUPER EXCITED RIGHT NOW,

AND THAT NO ONE IS ACTUALLYIMMORTAL, NOBODY AT ALL.

- HEY, KIDS!

YOU CAN TURN YOURSELFINTO A CAR

AND HAVE A FRIENDDRIVE YOU ONTO THE FREEWAY!

- OKAY, NO--WELL, THAT'SJUST A METAPHOR, KIDS.

- IT'S NOT!- JUST A METAPHOR--

- YOU STILL HAVE THE POWEROF CHILDISH INNOCENCE!

GET A FRIEND ON YOUR BACK,

AND MAKE A BEELINE FOR THE NEXTRAMP TO THE FREEWAY, Y'ALL!

- OKAY, DON'T DO ANY--- TO THE FREEWAY!

- HE'S SPEAKINGFIGURATIVELY, FOLKS.

- ONCE YOU GET THERE, AIN'TNOTHING FIGURATIVE ABOUT THIS!

YOU WILL TURN INTO A ROBOT!

FIRST AND FOREMOST,I JUST WANT TO SAY

TO ALL THE FAMILIESWHO LOST CHILDREN, I'M SORRY.

MY STATEMENTSWERE IRRESPONSIBLE.

I HAVE SUBSEQUENTLYLOOKED UP

THE TERMS "LITERALLY"AND "METAPHORICALLY,"

AND FOUND THAT WHEREASI WAS NOT INCORRECT,

THEY DID NOT MEANWHAT I THOUGHT THEY MEANT.

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