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New York, New York / Mosque Controversy / Imam Interview / A Discussion (Part V) #974326

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 08, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The CNN interview with Imam Feisal Rauf about the New York City mosque controversy introduced.

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Excerpt from the Rauf interview shown. [RAUF - explains that the issue has been politicized and it is dangerous to politicize religion.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's David Gergen, Roland Martin and Foundation for the Defense of Democracy Cliff May about the mosque controversy and the interview with Imam Feisal Rauf. [GERGEN - offers perspective on why we have the controversy.] [MARTIN - says folks refuse to accept the notion that Islam is a major religion and the portrait is of them versus us.] [MAY - comments on whether the issue has been politicized.]

Cooper, Anderson;
O'Brien, Soledad

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