Obamas' first date inspires movie 'Southside With You'

December 6, 2014 1:31 AM

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For President Barack Obama and wife Michelle, that fateful day came in 1989 Chicago, and now a movie based on their courtship is in the works, producer Stephanie Allain has confirmed to The Times.

Deadline Hollywood first reported that the film, titled "Southside With You," is to chronicle the summer afternoon when Obama, a first-year law student, romanced the young attorney then known as Michelle Robinson. The two went on a trip to the Art Institute, took a walk around the city and caught a ...

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