Analyzing Barack Obama’s Worldview

The presidential candidates’ experiences abroad have shaped their world views, and those views offer clues about how they would govern. Both John McCain and Barack Obama have expressed those views in memoirs. Newsweek editor Jon Meacham talks with Steve Inskeep in the first of two conversations about the candidates’ world views, beginning with Obama’s childhood experience in Indonesia as expressed in the books Dreams from My Father and The Audacity of Hope.

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