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Virginia / Civil War Proclamation / A Discussion (Part I) #962546

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 07, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The controversy over the proclamation from Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell to honor the Confederate veterans of the Civil War featured; proclamation that omits slavery, McDonnell's statement to the "Washington Post" & a new paragraph about slavery added to the document quoted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Discussion held with CNN's Roland Martin & Sons of Confederate Veterans Brag Bowling about the governor's proclamation. [MARTIN - says the Confederacy was based on the institution of slavery; calls Confederates domestic terrorists.] [BOWLING - applauds the governor for Confederate History month & honoring the Confederate soldiers; outlines the causes that Virginia fought for.]

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