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US President Barack Obama speaks during his farewell address in Chicago, Illinois on January 10, 2017.
Barack Obama closes the book on his presidency, with a farewell speech in Chicago that will try to lift supporters shaken by Donald Trump's shock election. / AFP / Joshua LOTT        (Photo credit should read JOSHUA LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama speaks during his farewell address in Chicago, Illinois on January 10, 2017.
Barack Obama closes the book on his presidency, with a farewell speech in Chicago that will try to lift supporters shaken by Donald Trump's shock election. / AFP / Joshua LOTT        (Photo credit should read JOSHUA LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

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White House speechwriters discuss President Obama's farewell address in this excerpt from CNN Films' "Inside the Last Days of the Obama White House."

Inside a meeting of Obama's speechwriters

White House speechwriters discuss President Obama's farewell address in this excerpt from CNN Films' "Inside the Last Days of the Obama White House."