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CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 10, 2009
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(Otay Mesa: Anderson Cooper) President Obama shown in Oslo, Norway, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize.

(Washington: Candy Crowley) The irony of Obama's speech about peace in a time of war featured; details given about his tone. [OBAMA - says we cannot stand idle to the threats to Americans; states the US has helped underwrite global security & how we can still strive for dignity & peace in a time of war.]

(Otay Mesa: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, former Bush speechwriter Michael Gerson & "Huffington Post"'s Tanya Acker about Obama's Oslo speech. [GERGEN - says he is the first president to give a Nobel speech while in office; states it is a speech that will live well as a statement of his personal vision.] [GERSON - calls Obama's speech impressive: how it was a very American speech; comments on the democratic nationalism.] [ACKER - says these are the same themes he promoted during the presidential election campaign; comments on the conservatives' reaction to the speech.] A statement from former US ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton† critical of Obama's speech quoted.

Cooper, Anderson;
Crowley, Candy

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