NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 18, 2008
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(Philadelphia: Lee Cowan) Senator Barack Obama's speech on race in America following inflammatory statements from his pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, reviewed; scenes shown from Philadelphia and of Wright preaching. [OBAMA – talks about his multi-ethnic family; speaks of the chasm of misunderstanding between the races; says he disagrees with Wright’s political views and he cannot disown him.] [Senator Hillary CLINTON, Clinton supporter Steve LUCAS- praise Obama.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Live discussion held with MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and “Washington Post” writer Jonathan Capehart about Obama’s speech. [CAPEHART, SCARBOROUGH – offer views.]
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