Obama Reaction to the Reverend Wright

Senator Obama talked to reporters and answered questions about a speech that his former pastor, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright, made at the… read more

Senator Obama talked to reporters and answered questions about a speech that his former pastor, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright, made at the National Press Club the previous day about the role of faith in American civic life and about race and religion. He said that the speech had contained “outrageous” remarks, and characterized it as a “performance” to counter recent media criticism. Sen. Obama also denounced the performance which had “shocked and surprised” him, and told reporters that he would distance his campaign from Rev. Wright. close

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Program ID:
205102-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Apr 29, 2008
Last Aired:
Apr 30, 2008

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  • Apr 29, 2008 | 4:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 29, 2008 | 7:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 29, 2008 | 10:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 30, 2008 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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