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Campaign 2008 / Obama / "New Yorker" Cover Controversy / A Discussion #898631

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jul 14, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The controversy over the "New Yorker" caricature magazine cover of Senator Barack Obama in Muslim garb and his wife carrying an AK-47 introduced.

(Atlanta: Gary Tuchman) The magazine cover featured. ["New Yorker" editor David REMNICK†- explains the aim of satire about the rumors and misconceptions surrounding Obama; states the intention is to talk about the politics of fear.] [At a Manhattan newsstand, two WOMEN - comment.] [OBAMA, Senator John McCAIN - react.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Roland Martin and radio talk show host Joe Madison about the "New Yorker" cover; cover shown. [MADISON, MARTIN, GERGEN - offer views on the "New Yorker"'s approach, whether it is racism, whether the magazine cover "missed" and how Obama should respond.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary

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