CBS Boosts Obama's MLK Anniversary Speech With Highlight Reel From Past Speeches

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<p><em>CBS This Morning</em> on 28 August 2013 shamelessly promoted President Obama's upcoming address commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's 1963 "I have a dream" speech by featuring nothing but race-related clips from the President's past speeches. Jeff Pegues hyped the "big names" set to speak at the anniversary celebration, but underlined "the headliner: the nation's first black president, delivering a speech and standing where Dr. King did half a century ago."<br /><br />Pegues also hyped how "his [Obama's] comments about Trayvon Martin were surprisingly revealing", and played up how the Democratic executive has "walked a fine line addressing the issue of race and equality, trying to voice the concerns of African-Americans while attempting to avoid alienating whites."</p>

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