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The Choice 2020: Valerie Jarrett (interview) | FRONTLINE

Valerie Jarrett served as a senior adviser to President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017.

The following interview was conducted by FRONTLINE’s Jim Gilmore on August 21, 2020 during our reporting for the “The Choice 2020: Trump vs. Biden” — FRONTLINE’s critically acclaimed election series featuring the interwoven, investigative biographies of both presidential candidates. It has been edited for clarity and length.

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This interview is being published as part of FRONTLINE’s Transparency Project, an effort to open up the source material behind our documentaries. Explore the transcript of this interview, and others, on the FRONTLINE website: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/interview-collection/the-choice-2020/

Learn more about how these interviews were filmed during the pandemic:

Behind ‘The Choice’: How We Filmed 47 Interviews in a Pandemic

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