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Campaign 2008 / Democrats / Obama's Pastor / A Discussion #887801

CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 14, 2008
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[On YouTube.com, Trinity United Church of Christ Rev. Dr. Jeremiah WRIGHT - preaches about how Obama: "he ain't white, he ain't rich and he ain't privileged" in a society controlled by rich white people.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Roland Martin and Family Research Council Tony Perkins about race and politics and the presidential campaign. [GERGEN - suggests journalists dig deeper into the church sermons and Senator Barack Obama; outlines what fairness demands and what politics says; suggests what Obama should do.] [PERKINS - says it is hard to believe that Obama did not know what was being said in his church.] [MARTIN - says Obama's campaign recognizes how serious this matter is; notes many pastors combine social and political views in a sermon.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:06:30

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