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Campaign 2008 / Democrats / Obama / CNN Interview #888233

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 19, 2008
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(Charlotte: Anderson Cooper) Exclusive CNN interview with Senator Barack Obama the day after his speech in response to statements from his former pastor introduced. [OBAMA - says he is not running a textbook campaign so this controversy has gotten him back into being less conventional and open up conversations about a new direction for the country; recalls what Rev. Jeremiah Wright would speak about from the pulpit in a blunt style; suggests patriotism is used as a cudgel in politics and that there can be patriotism through dissent like the approach of Dr. Martin Luther King; explains the essence of his patriotism.] Other material: [After 9/11, WRIGHT - says America's chickens are coming home to roost.]
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