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CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 09, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Tomorrow's official announcement of his presidential candidacy by Senator Barack Obama in Springfield, Illinois, previewed.

(Washington: Gloria Borger) The presidential election campaign, Obama and the race issue examined; family photos shown. [In "60 Minutes" interview, OBAMA - says race won't hold him back in the race.] CBS poll findings on black voter support for Obama vs. Senator Hillary Clinton outlined on screen. [University of Maryland Ron WALTERS - assesses Obama's chances to benefit.] [Wife Michelle OBAMA - suggests a black man can get shot any day.] The first big test for Obama as a "superstar" and how he handles the unexpected story discussed.

(Studio: Katie Couric) The crowded field for 2008 noted; photos shown of the 9 Democrats.

Couric, Katie;
Borger, Gloria

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