ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 21, 2008
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(New York: Deborah Roberts) The deep emotional question in black communities as to whether African Americans should support Senator Barack Obama examined; details given about the difficulties of handling race in politics; scenes shown of Obama speaking. [At a Harlem restaurant, two MEN; hairdresser Vondella SMITH- offer views on their choices.] ["A Bound Man" author Shelby STEELE- outlines Obama's problem in talking about race; explains Obama as a "bargainer" who tailors his message; states he represents overcoming.] [Democratic strategist Donna BRAZILE - comments on the Obama message.]
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