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Wright Back in the Spotlight: For Better or Worse?

Rev. Jeremiah Wright addresses the National Press Club on April 28, 2008. Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images hide caption

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Rev. Wright went on a weekend media tour — appearing on PBS Friday, a televised event for the NAACP on Sunday, and speaking before the National Press Club today.

We dissected the impact on today's show. Listen and continue the conversation here. Why is Wright speaking out now? What's your reaction to his defense? How will it impact the race for the White House?

For more, USA Today has audio excerpts of Wright's comments to the National Press Club and a wrap-up of some of the resulting press coverage.

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