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'The Limits of Hope: Inside Obama's White House' weighs the last 7 years

'The Limits of Hope: Inside Obama's White House' weighs the last 7 years

Al Jazeera America, the soon-to-close local cable-news arm of Qatar-based Al Jazeera Media Network, is going out big before it goes black with an excellent four-hour documentary series "The Limits of Hope: Inside Obama's White House." Co-produced with the BBC, it airs over four consecutive nights, Thursday through Sunday.

There are those, of course, for whom four hours inside Obama's White House will be four hours too many; possibly, there are some for whom this conjunction of venue and subject will stand as evidence that the president is indeed a Muslim, as a remarkable 43% of Republicans still believe to be the case, according to a CNN/ORC poll from last...

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