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Agriculture Department / Sherrod Race Case / Interview #971010

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 21, 2010
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) The truth about Agriculture Department staffer Shirley Sherrod, who was forced to resign over statements she made, introduced; details given about the role of conservative Andrew Breitbart, who edited her speech to make it look like racism & now claims it is about NAACP racism. [Last night & today, BREITBART - says this tape is about the NAACP & the audience response; adds they made this about Sherrod.] Today's apology from the White House & Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack noted. [VILSACK†- says he could have done a better job & wants a new era in civil rights.]

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live interview with Sherrod presented. [From New York, SHERROD - says she appreciated the Vilsack apology & his offer a new job, but she needs to know the department will move forward in civil rights issues; states she does not buy what Breitbart said about the NAACP: he knew what would happen when he put out that tape.]

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