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Campaign 2008 / Democrats / Obama #888007

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 15, 2008
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Plainfield, Indiana: Lee Cowan) Damage control by Senator Barack Obama in response to remarks from his former pastor and about his former associate Tony Rezko, who is now on trial on federal corruption charges, featured; scenes shown of Rev. Jeremiah Wright making inflammatory comments; details given about Obama making himself available to the media. [In Indianapolis, OBAMA - comments on what was said.] [WRIGHT - says "Hillary never been called a n*****."] [On MSNBC, OBAMA - comments on the comments that have been played on the air.] ["Chicago Sun-Times" Lynn SWEET†- says Friday was a day of damage control for Obama.] Obama's upcoming campaign schedule noted.

(Studio: Lester Holt) More on the presidential election campaign on "Meet the Press" announced.

Holt, Lester;
Cowan, Lee

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