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Obama Gives Highly Personal Take on Trayvon Martin Death


President Barack Obama offered some personal reflection about the ways persistent racial prejudices inform how African-Americans have reacted to the death of Trayvon Martin and the George Zimmerman trial. Jeffrey Brown gets perspective on his remarks from Jonathan Turley, Carol Swain, Leonard Pitts, Jr. and Michael Beschloss.

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State of the Union 2016

PBS NEWSHOUR offers live coverage of President Obama's speech and the Republican response.


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PBS NewsHour Weekend

Premieres Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. ET.


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