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Music / Brown Death / Sharpton Interview #847758

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 26, 2006
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The life of singer James Brown, who died yesterday, featured; performance scenes shown; details given of his impact on music, his problems with the law & drugs. [Friend Charles BOBBITT†- describes his death.] [On "Larry King Live," BROWN - comments.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Taped interview held with Brown's close friend Rev. Al Sharpton about Brown; scenes shown of Sharpton mimicking Brown on "Saturday Night Live." [SHARPTON - recalls his first meeting with Brown, travelling with him in the high echelon of entertainment, meeting President Ronald Reagan with James; explains Brown's approach to music, how he was a pioneering black entrepreneur who raised his people's consciousness.]

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