Los Angeles, CA (Variety) — President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton are jumping on the podcasting bandwagon.
The former U.S. president and his daughter, who is vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, launched a new podcast, “Why Am I Telling You This?” The series will feature conversations with President Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, Clinton Foundation staff, partners and special guests — and, according to the foundation, explain why we should be optimistic about the future.
The podcast will share stories about the “people, issues and events that have shaped our work and our world,” Chelsea Clinton says in the “Why Am I Telling You This?” teaser clip.
Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State under President Obama and 2016 U.S. presidential candidate, isn't formally participating in the podcast but she may make an appearance in future episodes, according to the Clinton Foundation.
“Growing up in Arkansas just after World War II in a family that didn't have a lot of money, most of our entertainment revolved around storytelling. Listening to my relatives and neighbors tell stories showed me that everyone has a story, and that everyone's story has value,” Bill Clinton says in the introduction to the series. “When I got into politics, … — Todd Spangler/@Variety