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(Studio: Campbell Brown) Report introduced.
(Washington: Joe Johns) The apology from Jesse Jackson for his crude remarks about Senator Barack Obama featured. [On Fox, JACKSON - says Obama talks down to black people and "I wanna cut his n-ts off."] [At news conference, JACKSON - comments on his hot mike statement.] Statement from Obama spokesman Bill Burton about personal responsibility and a statement from son Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr., quoted. [In June, OBAMA - says too many black fathers are MIA and AWOL.]
(Studio: Campbell Brown) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen and Amy Holmes and Rev. Al Sharpton about what Jackson said about Obama. [SHARPTON - says the remarks were unfortunate; agrees with Obama about challenging.] [GERGEN - says the comments could benefit Obama and the remarks reflect more on Jackson than Obama.] [HOLMES - says this helps put the focus on Obama's views on personal responsibility in the black community; notes the rock-solid support for Obama within the black community and there is a generational shift.]
- Brown, Campbell;
- Johns, Joe
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