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Decision 2008 / Democrats / Race / Ferraro #899035

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 12, 2008
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(Studio: Ann Curry) Senator Barack Obama’s win over Senator Hillary Clinton in the Mississippi primary noted.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The race issue in the Democratic campaigns featured; details given of Geraldine Ferraro's withdrawal as a Clinton fund raiser after her remarks about Obama's race. [On "Today," OBAMA – responds to Ferraro.] [In press conference, OBAMA – comments on race.] [CLINTON – comments.] [“Chicago Tribune” Clarence PAGE†- comments on the divisive issue.]

(Studio: Ann Curry) Live in-studio interview held with Ferraro about this controversy. [FERRARO – explains why she resigned; reacts to the response from the Obama campaign; blames his campaign for releasing her comments to the press.]

Curry, Ann;
Mitchell, Andrea

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