In 2014, the billionaire owner of the Chinese auto glass manufacturing firm Fuyao decided to invest in the abandoned GM plant, hiring more than 1,000 American workers to work alongside and be trained by hundreds of Chinese workers. No one was quite sure how this experiment in cross cultural capitalism would work out and, as it turned out, there would be some pretty major bumps along the way, as frustrations on both sides threatened to boil over.But whatever happened, Reichert and Bognar a self described long term couple who have lived in Dayton for decades and have focused throughout their careers on the lives of working class men and women knew they wanted to be there to chronicle it.
FB Twitter ellipsis More Pinterest Mail Email Print iphone Send Text Message Add Prince Albert II to the list of the Obamas #x2019; high profile hosts during their European vacation.Between spending time with U2 #x2019;s Bono and The Edge in France and George and Amal Clooney in Italy, the former first family dined with Monaco #x2019;s sovereign on Friday evening at one of the world #x2019;s most breathtaking locations, PEOPLE exclusively confirms.
Mr Obama and his wife, former first lady Michell Obama, are in France for their summer holidays, where they are joined by children Malia, 20 and Sasha, 18. The family arrived in the country on Friday by private jet and are staying at a luxury 18th century farmhouse on Bathelasse island. According to Le Parisien, the family are staying at the Le Mas des Poiriers, which they have rented for pound;61,000 for the week long vacation.The Obamas jetted off just days after they were pictured celebrating daughter Sasha 's graduation from Sidwell high school in Washington DC 's on Sunday and the teenager celebrating her 18th birthday on Monday.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama sat down with Ellen to talk about her oldest daughter Malia's unique prom experience, which included armed Secret Service trailing her to the dance. Plus, Mrs. Obama talks about her very first kiss. #TheEllenShow #MichelleObama #Obamas
June 07, 2019 03:34 PM Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama will partner with Spotify to develop exclusive podcasts, according to an announcement Thursday from the couple s production company.The Obamas will "develop, produce, and lend their voices to select podcasts that will cover wide ranging topics, " according to a statement from their production company, Higher Ground.
Former United States president Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama have signed a multi year podcast deal with Spotify.Following the announcement that the Obamas had signed a multi year deal with Netflix, Barack and Michelle have now signed an exclusive partnership with Spotify where they will produce a series of podcasts under their Higher Ground productions.
The former first couple has landed a multiyear deal with the music streaming service and their production company, Higher Ground. As part of the pact, the Obamas will develop, produce, and lend their voices to a set of podcasts on a variety of topics, Spotify announced Thursday, June 6. Specifically, the deal was made with the new division of the Obamas; production company, Higher Ground Audio, which is responsible for the spouses; foray into podcasts. We ve always believed in the value of entertaining, thought provoking conversation, former President Obama said in a statement. It helps us build connections with each other and open ourselves up to new ideas. We re excited about Higher Ground Audio because podcasts offer an extraordinary opportunity to foster productive dialogue, make people smile and make people think, and, hopefully, bring us all a little closer together.
The Obamas company, Higher Ground Productions, was formed last year with the goal of fostering new diverse voices in the entertainment field.Their first podcasts could debut on Spotify as soon as next year.
The music streaming company will distribute the podcasts covering wide ranging topics to audiences worldwide as part of a multiyear agreement, Spotify said on Thursday.Higher Ground, the Obamas company, was formed last year to create content that entertains and inspires viewers. Hillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea are now following in their footsteps. They re forming a production house that will pursue film and television projects, people familiar with the matter said last week.
”Michelle and I just wanted to congratulate you on your engagement,; Obama wrote in the thoughtful handwritten note. ;After 26 years together, we can say that whatever challenges life may bring, sharing them with someone you love makes it all better.;A Rod 's response? "This means the world to us, " he tweeted alongside a photo of the note, adding the hashtag "#44 " as a nod to Obama 's status as the 44th president of the U.S. A Rod has met Obama at least once before at a Yankees visit to the White House during Obama 's time in office back in 2009, while Lopez just shared the stage with former First Lady Michelle Obama at this winter 's Grammy Awards, alongside stars including Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys and Jada Pinkett Smith, as the group delivered a message on the unifying power of music. Lopez also performed at one of the Inaugural Balls to honor the Obamas after the 2008 election.
Trump tweeted out the strange logic Sunday, saying ... "President and Mrs. Obama built has a ten foot Wall around their D.C. mansion compound."
WASHINGTON Michelle Obama has taken the number one spot as America's most admired woman, unseating Hillary Clinton, who held the spot for 17 years.In second place is Oprah Winfrey with 5% of the votes and Clinton rounds off the top three with 4%, according to Gallup's annual poll.
Michelle Obama is the most admired woman in America and Barack Obama is the most admired man, according to a new Gallup Poll released Thursday.
Not every love story begins the same, and so it goes for the Obamas and the Trumps. While Trump is reported to have met Melania at a New York Fashion Week Party in Manhattan in 1998, the Obamas met via their work at a corporate law firm in Chicago in 1989. In an interview with Harper's Bazaar in 2016, Melania said she rebuffed Trump's initial request for her phone number, asking instead for his as a means of testing to see how serious he was about her. Michelle has also said that she initially turned down Obama's requests for a date.