This new four-part series kicks off tonight which gives an account of Barack Obama's successes and failures, as told by his inner circle and chief adversaries, including the story of how he tried to reshape America. The election of the first African American President marked an era of hope, but what happened instead was economic collapse, minimal cooperation from the Republican opposition, and the rise of a populist anti-big government Tea Party. The first episode focuses on how Obama crashed a private meeting of fellow heads of state to persuade the Chinese to tackle climate change at the Copenhagen summit, as well as his struggle to shut down Guantanamo.