Shirley Sherrod News Conference

Former Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod told reporters she turned down a job offer after meeting with Agriculture Secretary… read more

Former Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod told reporters she turned down a job offer after meeting with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack for 90 minutes, but said she hoped to have some relationship with the department in the future. Ms. Sherrod was forced to resign over allegedly discriminatory remarks caught on video. After the video was found to be doctored, Secretary Tom Vilsack apologized and offered her the new position.  close

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News Conference
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News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 24, 2010
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 2010

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  • Aug 24, 2010 | 5:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 2010 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 25, 2010 | 2:09am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 25, 2010 | 9:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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