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NY Gov. David Paterson on Future of Civil Rights

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NY Gov. David Paterson on Future of Civil Rights

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NY Gov. David Paterson on Future of Civil Rights

NY Gov. David Paterson on Future of Civil Rights

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David Paterson

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New York Governor David Paterson, the first African-American to lead the state, took office only four months ago, and he's already drawn praise, criticism and controversy.

This week, he addressed the NAACP convention in Cincinnati. Paterson discusses his career, presidential politics, and how the civil rights movement continues to transform American leadership.

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