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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) The blogger, Andrew Breithart, who slammed Agriculture official Shirley Sherrod, who lost her job due to him, noted; his statement criticizing the media quoted; details given about his excuse, his ideology & political factionalism. [On ABC, President OBAMA - says Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack jumped the gun, so we have to take our time.]
(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with Sherrod about her conversation with Obama. [SHERROD - says Obama could not get through to talk to her last night, he said the secretary wants to rid the department of discrimination, how he wanted to assure her he could be contacted; states she did not want the president to say he was sorry, but she thinks someone in the White House wanted her resignation; notes she has not seen a job offer in writing; asserts she has gotten past black & white, but Breitbart has not so done & is vicious against a black president.]
- Cooper, Anderson
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