Episode 44: Barack Obama and Honolulu

S1 E46 Joe Biden and Scranton Visiting the Presidents

Our last road trip of the season, to "the Electric City," Scranton, Pennsylvania, and the birthplace of our 46th President, Joe Biden! Learn about Joe's scrappy childhood in Scranton, his education and political career, as well as what happened to his birthplace! Check out the website at VisitingthePresidents.com for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information! (Episode Page: https://visitingthepresidents.com/2021/11/30/episode-46-joe-biden-and-scranton/  )Support the show (https://paypal.me/VisitingPresidents?locale.x=en_US)
  1. S1 E46 Joe Biden and Scranton
  2. S1 E45 Donald Trump and Queens
  3. S1 E44 Barack Obama and Honolulu
  4. S1 E43 George W Bush and New Haven
  5. S1 E42 Bill Clinton and Hope

Heading to the Aloha State, and a state of Aloha, with the birthplace of Barack Obama in the heart of Honolulu! Learn about Barack Obama’s birth and childhood, by far the most traveled of the Presidents at an early age, as well as his education, his meteoric rise, and what happened to his birthplace!

The Kapiolani Hospital History, from their website.

The Obama birth certificate from the Obama White House archived.

Obama Childhood Home, from Forbes.

Hawaii Senate Bill introducing legislation to honor Obama birth and childhood sites, from Honolulu Star Advertiser.

Downtown Honolulu from the boat.
Kapiolani Hospital from HuffPost.
Obama Childhood Home, from Forbes.
Barack Obama Portrait by Kehinde Wiley.

Barack Obama Birthplace: 1319 Punahou St, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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