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Campaign 2008 / Obama / Jackson / "N-word" #899116

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 17, 2008
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[On "The View," Elizabeth HASSELBACK - speaks on the n-word controversy.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New York: Jason Carroll) The controversy over Jesse Jackson's use of the n-word in an off-mic statement about Senator Barack Obama examined; Jackson's written apology quoted. [In Spain, JACKSON - comments on his conversation and the healing process.] ["Ebony/Jet" magazine Bryan MONROE†- speaks about Jackson's complexity.] [In 2006, JACKSON - speaks against the use of the word.] [On the street, three PEOPLE, "Kansas City Star" columnist Jason WHITLOCK†- react to the word in the vocabulary.] [On "The View," Elizabeth HASSELBACK, Whoopi GOLDBERG - speak on the n-word controversy.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Carroll, Jason

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