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Campaign 2008 / Obama / Jackson's generation / A Discussion #898224

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 10, 2008
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[Senator Barack OBAMA - says fathers need to understand responsibility does not end at conception.]

(Studio: Campbell Brown) Report introduced.

(New York: Randi Kaye) The political ramifications of the question of whether Obama talks down to black men as charged in a comment from Jesse Jackson examined. [Atlanta community activist Rev. Markel HUTCHINS†- talks about the generations and the need for some to step aside; notes ego plays a role in this generational split among blacks.] [Democratic strategist Donna BRAZILE†- says now Obama's time has come and new ideas are needed for old chronic problems.] [On Fox, JACKSON - says Obama talks down to black people....] [OBAMA - says too many fathers are MIA and AWOL.]

(Studio: Campbell Brown) Live discussion held with CNN's Amy Holmes, "Debating Race" author Michael Eric Dyson and NPR host Farai Chideya about Obama and Jackson and blacks. [DYSON - says Jackson was referring to the tone directed to African American people.] [HOLMES - says the way Obama is speaking to and about blacks is working; comments on the Jackson flap and the issue of a generational shift to deal with black problems.] [CHIDEYA - says Jackson wants a focus on accountability by the government social structure.]

Brown, Campbell;
Kaye, Randi

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