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Shields, Brooks, Beschloss, and Smith Analyze President Obama’s Speech
September 6, 2012 at 12:00 AM EST
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Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks, alongside historians Michael Beschloss and Richard Norton Smith, analyze President Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention with anchors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff in the PBS Skybox and Ray Suarez on the convention floor.
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