Obama's 60 Minutes Interview Draws in 24 Million Viewers

November 17, 2008 By:
Obama's 60 Minutes Interview Draws in 24 Million Viewers

It looks like Barack Obama’s popularity is continuing to skyrocket.

His interview on 60 Minutes last night managed to draw in 24 million viewers. This was the newsmagazine’s largest audience since January 17th, 1999.

Both Barack and future first lady Michelle Obama sat down for the interview to talk about the many things facing him as president elect. The interview covered the economy, the automobile industry, the government bailout, their visit to the White House, and even their search for a family dog.

Watch the video below, which is the first part of the interview, and click here for more clips from the program.