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Campaign 2008 / Democrats / Black Vote #853922

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 04, 2007
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(Studio: Dan Harris) The convergence of history, race and presidential politics in Selma, Alabama, introduced; scenes shown from the 1965 civil rights clash.

(Selma, Alabama: John Cochran) The campaigning by Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in Alabama featured; scenes shown from black churches in Selma and of former President Bill Clinton here to rally support for Hillary among black voters. [OBAMA, CLINTON - campaign on civil rights.] [On the street, black WOMAN, Representative Artur DAVIS - comment on the candidates.]

(Studio: Dan Harris) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sonya Crawford) The predicament for the African American voter in this choice between Hillary and Obama examined; scenes shown from Selma; details given about the strong loyalty to the Clintons. [Representative John LEWIS - says he is torn between the two.] [ABC News political director Mark HALPERIN†- cites the importance of the black vote.]

Reporter(s):
Harris, Dan;
Cochran, John;
Crawford, Sonya
Duration:
00:04:40

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