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Barack Obama to be first guest on Michelle Obama's new podcast

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Posted at 12:54 PM, Jul 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-29 12:54:51-04
(WXYZ) —

Barack Obama will be the first guest featured on Michelle Obama's new podcast.

The couple talked about community and what it means to them at this moment in history.

The Obamas teamed up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform.

In a statement, the former president says podcasts offer an opportunity to "foster productive dialogue, make people smile and make people think."

Michelle Obama says she hopes they can help people connect emotionally and open their hearts and minds.