CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 24, 2008
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(Studio: Campbell Brown) The first public appearance by Wright, the former pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ, since the controversy that affected Senator Barack Obama presented. [With Bill Moyers, WRIGHT - says he has been preaching for 41 years and been at odds with policies is nothing new, but snippets from his sermons have made hi, a target of hatred; asserts his is a pastor and Obama is a politician.]
(Studio: Campbell Brown) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen and Roland Martin and Family Research Council's Tony Perkins about Wright's interview. [GERGEN - says we saw a softer side of Wright, but he dismisses Obama as a politician.] [MARTIN - comments on perceptions; calls for perspective on Wright's speeches about American foreign policy.] [From Washington, PERKINS - asks what is the purpose of preaching.] Other material: [WRIGHT - says the message of the sound bites....]
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