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Obama's Speech on Race Tops YouTube

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

The most popular video on YouTube has no lip-synching Chinese teenagers, no babies falling over, no drunk cats. No, at the moment it's Barack Obama's speech on race. So far the Obama speech has been clicked on 1.6 million times, though it's not possible to tell if viewers watched all 37 minutes. There are also more than 4,000 comments ranging from awesome to no we can't to Barack to the future.

It's MORNING EDITION.

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