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Television / Barr Tweet / Racism / Trump / West Interview (Part II) #1125268

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 29, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Nashville: Jim Acosta) Whether President Trump said anything tonight in Nashville about a racist tweet from TV actress Roseanne Barr discussed; scenes shown from the Trump rally in Nashville; Trump tweet against special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller noted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion continued with CNN's Harvard University professor Cornel West about racism. [WEST - offers views on racism, the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, the need for moderate Republicans to speak out about racism.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New York: Randi Kaye) Barr's past controversies reviewed; scenes shown of her version of the national anthem in 1990, her 2009 portrayal of Adolf Hitler, what she said about the suicide of Marie Osmond's son, her backing of right-wing conspiracies, including "Pizzagate" & with Jimmy Kimmel. [May 2011, BARR - admits a mistake & apologizes.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Acosta, Jim;
Kaye, Randi

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