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Radio / Imus Racial Remarks / Sharpton Interview / A Discussion #857295

CNN Evening News for Monday, Apr 09, 2007
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The outrage in response to the racial remarks from radio talk show host Don Imus examined. [Last week, IMUS - refers to "nappy-headed hos."] [Later, IMUS - apologizes for saying a bad thing.] [On his radio show, Rev. Al SHARPTON - introduces his daughter; accuses Imus of devaluing people.] [CNN contributor Roland MARTIN†- comments on prior remarks by Imus and his sidekick Sid Rosenberg.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Taped interview held with civil rights leader Sharpton about Imus. [SHARPTON - says the suspensions are not enough and he should be terminated because he violated the FCC air waves; explains why he brought his daughter out.] [On Sharpton's radio show, SHARPTON, IMUS - bicker.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with ESPN radio host Stephen A. Smith and former speechwriter for Senate majority leader Bill Frist Amy Holmes about Imus. [In-studio, SMITH - says Imus should be fired for making inflammatory statements; notes the reaction of the Rutgers University coach.] [HOLMES - says there is a pernicious degradation of black women; states Imus should have apologized to the Rutgers players.]

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