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Race in America / Charlottesville, Virginia / Lee Statue / Kaepernick / Lee Interview #1115102

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The shroud-covered statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, a week after the protests there & a rally in New York City in support of pro football player Colin Kaepernick's kneeling during the national anthem in racial protest shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with filmmaker Spike Lee about race, Kaepernick, protests & more. [March 20, President TRUMP - speaks about Kaepernick.] [LEE - lists 8 NFL owners linked to Trump; suggests owner "collusion" against Kaepernick; gives black athletes protests: revisionist history about Muhammad Ali & others; offers views on the issue about Confederate statues & flag, on President Trump's remarks, the film "On the Waterfront" that compares Terry Mulloy to Kaepernick, hopes players stand up for Kaepernick.]

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