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America Votes 2008 / Clinton vs. Obama / Race and Politics / Discussion #887684

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Jan 13, 2008
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(Studio: Tony Harris) Michelle Obama’s response to former President Bill Clinton’s comments about her husband Senator Barack Obama’s presidential campaign noted. [January 7, CLINTON - calls Obama’s campaign a "fairy tale."] [In Atlanta, M. OBAMA – speaks of lifting ourselves up in the face of those who would dismiss this moment as a fairy tale.] Live in-studio interview held with CNN contributor Roland Martin about the Clinton-Obama flap. [MARTIN – notes the feeling is Senator Hillary Clinton’s campaign wants to bait the Obama campaign into talking about race.] Black Entertainment Television founder Robert Johnson’s criticism of Obama noted. [JOHNSON – praises the Clintons’ involvement in black issues; says Obama was off doing something he said in his book.] [MARTIN – quotes Johnson’s clarification of his comments on Obama; says Johnson is not telling the truth and was referring to Obama’s past drug use; states this flap is about the battle for South Carolina.]
Harris, Tony

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