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    • The Substance of Hope

    • Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress
    • By: William Jelani Cobb
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
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    For acclaimed historian William Jelani Cobb, the historic election of Barack Obama to the presidency is not the most remarkable development of the 2008 election; even more so is the fact that Obama won some 90 percent of the black vote in the primaries across America despite the fact that the established black leadership since the civil rights era-men like Jesse Jackson, John Lewis, Andrew Young, who paved the way for his candidacy-all openly supported Hillary Clinton.

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    • The New Yorker, September 1st 2014 (Connie Bruck, William Finnegan, Jelani Cobb)

    • By: Connie Bruck, William Finnegan, Jelani Cobb
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
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    "Bullets and Ballots", by Jelani Cobb; "Friends of Israel", by Connie Bruck; "The Man Without a Mask", by William Finnegan; and "Lasting Impressions", by David Denby: A review of The Trip to Italy.

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