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ABC, not PBS, first aired Obama’s 1991 Derrick Bell love-fest
The Daily Calle6 ^ | 3/11/12 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 03/11/2012 11:39:19 AM PDT by Nachum

Whether or not it was the bombshell many hoped it would be, footage emerged last week — most notably on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity” – from a 1991 speech by then-Harvard Law School student Barack Obama, asking an audience to “open [their] hearts and minds” to the controversial Harvard professor and Derrick Bell.

That footage included an embrace between Bell and Obama in a portion that was cut out of the PBS “Frontline” documentary called “The Choice 2008.” Some have made the case that that editing was proof of a media campaign to protect then-Democratic presidential nominee Obama and hide any ties to a professor whose theories on race have made him radical to some.

But PBS wasn’t the first to air that footage. Weeks before that “Frontline” documentary premiered on Oct. 14, 2008, the Sept. 26, 2008 broadcast of “20/20” on ABC included it in the introduction to Diane Sawyer’s interview with Obama.

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1 posted on 03/11/2012 11:39:25 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 03/11/2012 11:40:05 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

“open [their] hearts and minds” to a radical bigot?

I suspect Diane Sawyer lobbed up a few softballs in order to give Hussein a chance to wriggle away from the truth.


3 posted on 03/11/2012 11:41:06 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Nachum

ABC, even scarier than PBS, watched by more people.


4 posted on 03/11/2012 11:41:19 AM PDT by thecodont
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To: Nachum

So what about the Breitbart et al claim of never before aired and suppressed before the 08 election?


5 posted on 03/11/2012 11:45:56 AM PDT by joesbucks
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To: joesbucks

>> “So what about the Breitbart et al claim of never before aired and suppressed before the 08 election?” <<

.
All of the damaging stuff was edited out.
.


6 posted on 03/11/2012 11:48:13 AM PDT by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: editor-surveyor

Edited out? By who, Brietbart? He said he had the goods. His team elected to air it. They were in control of the content.


7 posted on 03/11/2012 11:54:12 AM PDT by joesbucks
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To: joesbucks

Edited out when the network aired it. (Einstein!)


8 posted on 03/11/2012 11:55:33 AM PDT by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: Nachum

If it had been aired Sean would have been all over it. They aired an edited lovefest for their socialist campaigner.


9 posted on 03/11/2012 11:56:09 AM PDT by mardi59 (I AM ANDREW BREITBART)
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To: editor-surveyor

PBS has had the whole thing posted for ages.


10 posted on 03/11/2012 12:10:53 PM PDT by joesbucks
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To: joesbucks

I keep hoping.


11 posted on 03/11/2012 12:15:42 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: joesbucks

Posted and aired in prime time are two very different things.


12 posted on 03/11/2012 12:19:28 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: editor-surveyor

What was missing from the airing?

And what about viral videos? Oh yeah. This one didn’t catch on to go viral. Even among conservatives.


13 posted on 03/11/2012 12:31:40 PM PDT by joesbucks
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To: joesbucks
No it was edited out in Buzzfed by Ben Smith. Formerly of Politico. 0bama's favorite left wing rag. The edited out part was the admission of Harvard Professor Charles Ogletree boasting that he hid the discriminating video in the 2008 election. I suggest you watch the video

Exclusive: Unedited Obama race video unveiled

The admission by Ogletree comes in the 4:00 minute time line

14 posted on 03/11/2012 12:32:15 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: mardi59

See post# 14


15 posted on 03/11/2012 12:35:48 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Nachum

Maybe Brian Ross will give us the inside story...


16 posted on 03/11/2012 1:06:12 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: Nachum

“Whether or not it was the bombshell many hoped it would be, footage emerged last week...”

Bombshell? It wasn’t even a cap pistol. Obama, a Harvard law student, had the “audacity” to actually introduce a Harvard law professor!!! Oh, no!!!!!!

Will even a small minority of voters care? No. It actually aids in Obama’s reelection by focusing on matters that average voters could not possibly care less about.

What shaped Obama’s world vision and his pre-election associations is now completely irrelevant. His current world vision, his current actions and, most importantly, the affects of those actions are the only things that matter. The time to expose Obama’s radical past is long over. That ended in 2008.

If the economy was roaring, unemployment were low, national security concerns were non-existant and people liked the direction the country was going they would enthusiastically vote to reelect Hitler as President and Stalin as his VP.

As it is, conservatives have a great opportunity to destroy the marxist-in-chief by pointing out the destruction all around them. The economy, unemployment, the deficit, run away spending, extra-Constitutional actions, national security... there is more ammunition to be used than can even be fired.

Instead, there is a video that supposedly shows Obama had radical connections in the past. It is a video that must be tortuously explained in detail by linking past associations to people no one has ever heard of who had radical ideas that people don’t even try to understand. You will make these clear cut distinctions to attention deficient voters? Good luck.

Focusing on Obama’s past diverts the attention of voters away from what is right in front of them — Obama’s endless string of failures and dangerous policies — the very things that actually drive election results and that people actually care about.


17 posted on 03/11/2012 1:21:46 PM PDT by FerociousRabbit
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To: Kaslin

But what about the 08 airing? And post to the internet?


18 posted on 03/11/2012 1:26:50 PM PDT by joesbucks
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To: Nachum
Hey, Jeff Poor, why are you talking about the 1991 footage when you should be talking about Ogletree bragging about hiding that 1991 footage?

Why are you trying to divert attention away from the Ogletree video and what it portends?

19 posted on 03/11/2012 1:29:30 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Nachum

BWAHAHAHAHA...a whole 12 seconds is shown.


20 posted on 03/11/2012 1:34:34 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: joesbucks
So what about the Breitbart et al claim of never before aired and suppressed before the 08 election?
Where did they say that?
21 posted on 03/11/2012 1:36:12 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: joesbucks
His team elected to air it.
To air what? Or are you confused?
Didn't they release video of Ogletree bragging that the video was hidden?

I pick confused...or rather wanting to confuse.

22 posted on 03/11/2012 1:40:12 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: joesbucks
PBS has had the whole thing posted for ages.
Where?
23 posted on 03/11/2012 1:41:06 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Nachum

Please include me on the Ping List. Thanks. DrDude


24 posted on 03/11/2012 2:43:42 PM PDT by DrDude (Governor of the 57th State)
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To: joesbucks

That is because that arrogant pos occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave had never been vetted in 2008. Had the LSM, or MSM, or SRM, whatever you want to call them done their job, he would have never been elected. All they did is look at him with blinders on and put cotton in their ears


25 posted on 03/11/2012 4:58:42 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: philman_36

But it wasn’t hidden. It aired before the election.


26 posted on 03/11/2012 5:52:09 PM PDT by joesbucks
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To: joesbucks
But it wasn’t hidden. It aired before the election.
A whole 12 seconds aired. Did it even show or state who or what that 12 seconds was about? Or was it just some generic, filler BS feel good pap?
You're pathetic and disgusting in your attempt to distort and trivialize this.
27 posted on 03/11/2012 7:11:26 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36

Where did it only air for 12 seconds?


28 posted on 03/11/2012 10:26:03 PM PDT by joesbucks
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