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Campaign 2008 / Democrats / Obama's Pastor #887815

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 13, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Another campaign controversy over a sermon given by Senator Barack Obama's minister introduced.

(Chicago: Susan Roesgen) The sermon on December 25, 2007, by Trinity United Church of Christ Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright featured; scenes shown of the church. [WRIGHT - preaches about how Obama "ain't white, ain't rich and ain't privileged"; says Barack knows what it means to live in a culture controlled by rich white people.] Statements from Obama's spokesman and Clinton's spokeswoman quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, Candy Crowley and Roland Martin about the now-retired pastor's remarks and the presidential election campaign. [BORGER, MARTIN, CROWLEY - offer views on the issue of the impact of this sermon on Obama, on how he should respond and the suspicions between the two camps.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Roesgen, Susan

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