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America Votes 2008 / Obama's Pastor / Discussion / Ferraro #894200

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Mar 16, 2008
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(Studio: Rick Sanchez) The fallout for Senator Barack Obama from comments made by his former pastor Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright noted; statement from Trinity United Church of Christ quoted. [In sermons, WRIGHT – says “God damn America” and Obama "ain't white, ain't rich and ain't privileged."] [In sermon today, Trinity pastor Rev. Otis MOSS†- criticizes the media.] Live interview held with CNN contributor Roland Martin† about Wright’s sermons. [MARTIN – comments on the church’s anger with the media; reviews the context of Wright’s comments and Obama’s response; talks about the black church.] Live in-studio discussion held with The DeMoss Group president Mark DeMoss†, The Schapiro Group president Beth Schapiro† and “Creative Loafing” editor Ken Edelstein† about the Wright controversy. [DeMOSS, MARTIN, SCHAPIRO, EDELSTEIN – offer views.] Former vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro†’s remarks about race and Obama quoted. [MARTIN, SCHAPIRO, EDELSTEIN – respond to Ferraro.]
Sanchez, Rick

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