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Agriculture Department / Sherrod Race Case / A Review #971016

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 21, 2010
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New Orleans: Randi Kaye) A review of what happened to Agriculture Department staffer Shirley Sherrod after excerpts of her speech were linked on the BigGovernment.com blog of Andrew Breitbart presented; details given about the USDA pressure on Sherrod to resign, Fox's airing of the video, the statements from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack & the NAACP, a new "snookered" statement from the NAACP & the USDA's reversal. [On "American Morning," voice of SHERROD - says we have to get beyond race.] [VILSACK - defends firing her.] [NAACP President Benjamin JEALOUS†- says the speech was sliced.] [On CNN, BREITBART - says this was about the NAACP attacking the Tea Party.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi

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