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really interesting piece. thank you, sarah. >> we want to thank you for spending time with us. >> much more ahead in the next hour of cnn news room when we turn it over to fredricka whitfie whitfield. >> i'm in the nation's capital because there will be a special smith sewnument event. we've got a full plate from the nation's capital. good to see you and we'll see you again tomorrow morning. >> it is the 11:00 eastern hour. i'm fredricka whitfield, newsroom starts right now. the presidential race inches closer and the pace intensifies. with election day now less than 52 days away. the candidates and their surrogates are scrambling on this saturday. next hour, bernie sanders goes on the stump for former rival hillary clinton. he's in kent, ohio. and fellow senator elizabeth warren, will also campaign in
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the key battle ground state. she will speak in columbus, a few hours later. hillary clinton speaks tonight at the congressional black caucus dinner here in the nation's capital. she'll be joined by president barack obama. in texas, donald trump attends a luncheon for families of those killed by undocumented immigrants. and he faces blowback over his comments last night that hillary clinton's secret service agents should be disarmed and then adding, let's see what happens to her, end quote. cnn's jim acosta is in houston for the trump event. and chris fraetes is in washington with a closer look at the trump fallout. let us begin with jim. jim, the focus of this luncheon involving families of people killed by undocumented immigrants, but is it also expected that trump will follow up on his secret service remarks getting lots of attention?
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>> reporter: yes, those remarks are getting lots of attention. i was there in miami last night when he made those comments. when he suggested at one point, that the weapons from hillary clinton's secret service detail be pulled away. and then, quote, let's see what happens. donald trump obviously trying to make a comment there about hillary clinton's position on the second amendment. he's been making the case repeatedly out on the campaign trail that she would do away with the second amendment which is something a president cannot do. that's not something the president of the united states can do. never the less, that's the comment he's been making out on the campaign trail with that latest twist, which is awfully inappropriate. it's a comment that the secret service and the department of homeland security isn't commenting on. you can rest assured there are people inside both of those agencies that are probably pretty upset with what donald trump had to say last night. he will be here in a few hours here in houston to talk to this group which is made up of families of victims who were killed by undocumented criminals. this will be a chance for donald trump to once again talk about
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his proposal for a wall on the u.s. mexican border, for his proposal for dealing with the undocumented. but, of course, you know, this comes one day fredricka after he made that birther reversal in washington, d.c. where he finally came out and said, acknowledged the reality that president obama was born in the united states. so there is a whole slue of issues we'll be waiting to see if donald trump comments on when he talks to this group in a few hours. >> jim acosta, we'll check back with you there in houston. thank you so much. now let's focus on the trump fallout over his comments of disarming hillary clinton's body guards, secret service. chris frates is here with me now at a closer look. it's his comments to follow, let's see what happens to her, quote, end quote. also a list of responses from clinton's camp. >> good to see you here in washington today, fred. >> yes. >> very cool. donald trump has suggested before that hillary clinton's security detail should be disarmed. last night he went further than ever.
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>> you know, she's very much against the second amendment. she wants to destroy your second amendment. guns. guns, guns, right? i think what we should do is she goes around with armed body guards like you have never seen before. i think that her body guards should drop all weapons. they should disarm. right? right? i think they should disarm. immediately. what do you think? yes? yes. yeah. take their guns away. she doesn't want guns. let's see what happens to her. take their guns away. okay? it would be very dangerous. >> trump later doubled down on his comments as he often does on twitter. it's important to point out that trump is really exaggerating clinton's position. she has never advocated for getting rid of guns or the second amendment for that matter. she has called for tightening
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access to guns. speaking of clinton, her campaign pounced on trump's remarks last night saying it's another example that trump is unfit to be president. in a statement campaign manager robby mook said this, donald trump has a pattern of inciting people to violence. it's an unacceptable quality in anyone seeking the job of commander in chief. this kind of talk should be out of bounds for a presidential candidate. so just when trump seemed to be getting his message back on track here, he was getting back on message, we saw the birther controversy explode yesterday. and now this -- >> it's been upstaged. >> by the fire storm over guns. this is not where the trump campaign wanted to be. >> he had been in the pattern of sticking sticking to script. thank you so much. we'll check back with you. appreciate it. let's discuss all of this with cnn's senior political analyst ron brown stestein and we're jo
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by larry sabado. good to see both of you. >> good morning. >> okay, you know, we're talking about this backplash to trump's comments. former congresswoman gabby giffords put out this statement. tonight we have more evidence of how dangerously unfit donald trump is to be president of this great country. he's reckless, irresponsible and unworthy of the office he seeks. ron, you first this isn't the first time trump has made these kinds of comments, remember, the second amendment people comment, chris was reminding us of that. how do you interpret what he did last night and why? >> like many donald trump comments they are ambiguous, they point to one direction and leave enough of an out that i
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didn't mean that. i was not inciting violence. this race has gotten tighter because the events of the past few weeks have highlighted the doubts many people have around hillary clinton. this comment goes towards the principle volnerability donald trump has. >> meaning? >> 60% of americans say he is not qualified to be president. comparable numbers say he doesn't have the temperment to be president. even though the overall race is tightening as clinton's vulnerability has move today the forefront. none of that has changed by donald trump. those comments are exactly why you see those numbers and for that matter you see someone like robert gates, the former cia director for george h.w. bush join the list of republican national security officials who say he's not qualified to be president. his problem -- >> penning that in the wall street journal. trump justifying his remarks by
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saying clinton wants to destroy the second amendment. let's be clear as chris did at the very beginning there is no evidence of that. there is reform that she has been pushing for, but not the elimination of the second amendment or taking everyone's guns away. so why does trump continue to push this narrative? >> because it excites his base. and he feeds off the energy in those rallies. and the nra is supporting him strongly. look, i studied the constitutional amendment process. there is zero chance -- i do mean zero that the second amendment will ever be struck from the u.s. constitution. so if anybody's worried about that they need to find something real to worry about. fred, let me add something here. we did a little study on my crystal ball website and we found that every time either clinton or trump becomes the focus of media coverage he or she drops inthe polls.
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hillary clinton was the focus because of the lie about her health and the basket of deplorab deplorables. donald trump just stepped in it, not once, but twice. the birtherism matter which was truly an outrage on friday. and then essentially suggesting that harm would come to hillary clinton once her secret service agents were disarmed. ron, i love you. but -- we hardly ever disagree. i don't think that was ambiguous in the slightest. >> all right. ron and larry, we're going to get to conversation. stick with us we'll talk about immigration coming up. to learn more about the candidates' personal lives watch the essentials starting tonight at 10:00 eastern. both airing tonight on cnn. we'll be right back. glad forceflex.
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welcome back. as donald trump dives head first into a new controversy, he's getting a scathing assessment from former secretary of defense robert gates. in a new op-ed in the wall street journal. he says trump is quote, beyond repair. and quote, stubbornly uninformed about the world and how to lead our country and government and tempermentally unsuited to lead our men and women in uniform. gates isn't letting hillary clinton off the hook. he argues that clinton still needs to address her trustworthiness with voters. and that neither candidate has done much to give voters confidence. let's bring back oron brownstei and larry sabado. welcome back. trump was quick to hit back today on twitter, tweeting this, quote, i never met former defense secretary robert gates. he knows nothing about me. but look at the results under
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his guidance, a total disaster. robert gates was very critical of the obama administration after he left the pentagon. so ron, you first. how damaging is this assessment from gates about the worthiness of donald trump, if he were to be in the white house? >> first of all, we're talking about the head of the cia under george h.w bush. he continues in a line that extends back to the extraordinary letter from 50 other top republican national security officials including other cabinet secretaries, the homeland security secretaries making the same argument. donald trump is unfit to be president in their view. i thought what may the op-ed particularly kind of noteworthy was as you point out. he is not sparing hillary clinton. he has lots of criticism about
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hillary clinton. but yet ultimately concludes that in the end, in this choice, donald trump cannot be president. and i thought that was revealing. the argument of michael bloomberg at the democratic convention, there are swing voters out there that don't think a lot about hillary clinton. even though she is a flawed politician, he is at a different order of magnitude of risk in their view. >> so, larry, how do you assess the impact of this op-ed by rob gates? >> well, people who pay attention should pay attention to this. because he is as ron has excellently detailed, one of the most experienced and respected public officials in receipt decades. if you're going to listen to anybody, you should listen to somebody like bob gates. he certainly isn't a democrat. he's probably more a republican than a democrat. this is part of a pattern, put this all together.
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there have been now, i guess, two to 300 major officials from both democratic and republican administrations who have either come out, mainly come out for hillary clinton or who have at least said donald trump is unacceptable as president. so i realize the trump base isn't going to listen to any of those awful terrible elites who actually have worked in government and knows what a white house has to do to work. but for anyone who is reasonable and still undecided or maybe looking at a minor party candidate, they really might want to pay attention to somebody who knows what he's doing. >> all right. let's pivot -- go ahead ron, real quick. >> real quick, just to answer your question, i think the impact is most with college white men. college white men are republican leaning constituency, they have won by 20 points in the past four elections. donald trump is underperforming among those men. that's one reason why his dominance among blue collar
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whites are an offset for that for hillary clinton. democratic pollsters will they you college white men are the biggest consumers of news, the most likely to react to something like this. you'll see the cumulative weight of all these endorsements used by the clinton forces in appealing to those suburban men in particular. >> let's pivot for a moment today. donald trump will be in houston today. you've seen jim acosta there. and he'll be -- donald trump will be talking to families of loved ones killed by undocumented immigrants. we know immigration is the cornerstone of his campaign. he's certainly has evolved shall we say on immigration. here are some of the things that donald trump has said fairly recently. >> they're sending people that have lots of problems. and they're bringing those problems with us. they're bringing drugs. they're bringing crime. their rapists.
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look at the statistics on rape, on crime, on everything. coming in illegally into this country. they're mind boggling. we bring them back and they push them out. mexico pushes back people across the border that are criminals, that are drug dealers. first of all, i want to build a wall. a wall that works. so important. and it's a big part of it. second of all, we have a lot of really bad dudes in this country from outside. i am going to create a new special deportation task force focused on identifying and quickly removing the most dangerous criminal illegal immigrants in america. >> so this has been donald trump on immigration since announcing his candidacy june 2015. so, you know, larry, you know, alongside family members whose family members were killed by illegal immigrants, undocumented
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immigrants, will his message likely be any different or is this a moment to underscore some of the changes in his speak over the last year? >> fred, who knows what he'll say. he has jumped on both sides of so many issues, not just immigration. i believe just last night he switched 180 degrees on his policy toward cuba. first he was totally in favor of the new opening to cuba. now he's very opposed to it. we'll have to see what he says. fred, all he has to do is mention immigration and that stokes the enthusiasm of his white blue collar base. and if he says anything vaguely moderate, they're going to assume that it's a nudge, nudge, wink wink from donald trump. they believe that he is strongly anti-immigration. and that is what he is going to carry out if he should become president. >> ron, is it the moment of clarity or potentially more
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confusion? >> i think ultimately there is clarity in the division in the electora electorate. this is an election that is defined by culture than class. that's the fundamental dividing line between the parties. has been increasingly over the past two decades but reaching a new height in this election. donald trump is mobilizing a coalition that is most uneasy with the demographic and cultural changes resapihaking america. he's posting big numbers. and hillary clinton is relying on the voters who are most comfortable with the changes. that's millennials, socially liberal whites. dominating a concentrated in cities. and really, immigration is one of the key symbolic issues along for that matter, with this birther debate. that divides those two coalitions. >> which remarkably has been upstaged by all that has transpired in the last 24 hours. that was the big news yesterday in a reversal on the birther movement. >> did set up an obvious
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question for the first debate, right, it did set up an obvious question for the first debate. what changed your view. >> we still need to hear that. >> yeah, what has changed between then and now that you now accept it? it's an obvious question he'll likely be asked in one of the debates. >> right that first debate less than two weeks away. thank you so much. gentlemen, appreciate it so much. thanks so much. tomorrow, hillary clinton's running mate, senator tim kaine will be on state of the union with jake tapper that airs 9:00 a.m. eastern on cnn and we'll be right back. that's why i'm quitting with nicorette. only nicorette mini has a patented fast dissolving formula. it starts to relieve sudden cravings fast. every great why needs a great how. ...stop clicking sites to find a better price... the lowest prices on our hotels are always at so pay less and get more only at
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welcome back, i'm fredricka whitfield. we're following breaking news out of philadelphia. a gunman with an open hatred for police opens fire killing a woman sitting in a car and injuring at least five other people, including two officers. the gunman is dead. the police commissioner said the shooter left behind an envelope with the word doomed written on it. >> don't know what his ideology is or thinking, so i'm not even going there. but it's just a hatred of police officers. >> there was no mention of religious -- >> nothing like that. we have no reason at this point to believe that it's related to any beliefs of a religious nature or anything like that. just his feelings about police
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departments and police officers in general and probation officers. >> cnn's nick valencia is following the story for us. what more are you learning? >> i think the police commissioner was addressing those questions about ideology because this is incredibly reminiscent of another police ambush in west philadelphia in january. in that instance the gunman said he was inspired by isis. in this case the shooting that happened last night at 11:30 p.m. in west philadelphia, there is no indication this was inspired by religious ideology. you heard the police commissioner say there. this gunman, without saying a word, approached a police officer sitting in her vehicle, opened fire. hitting her in the left arm as well as in the protective vest. he carried out his rampen indiscriminating open fire on a bar. injured another police officer as well as four other civilians. six people were shot in addition to the police officers. they are listed in stable
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condition, we got this a little while ago, that one of those civilians who he used as a human shield was shot seven times is has been pronounced dead. we're working on getting more conversation on the gunman, right now the working theory is he had this note on him where he expressed hatred towards police officers as well as probation officers. police saying their confident the officers were targeted in this shooting. >> thank you so much. keep us posted as you learn any new information. we're following breaking news on a shooting in orlando that killed one person and injured six others. it happened in front of a closed pool hall around 3:30 this morning. police tells cnn that one person was shot to death as patrons were leaving the building, police are looking for the shooter, we'll continue to follow this story. we'll be right back.
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after an audit is complete. but where's the proof? here's cnn's kyung lah. >> reporter: you've heard it throughout his campaign. why donald trump won't release his taxes? >> i can't give them. nobody would let you give them. as far as the tax returns, as soon as the audit is complete. >> reporter: but that's not what he promised to an irish tv network in may 2014. >> if i decide to run for office, i'll produce my tax returns, absolutely. and i would love to do that. >> reporter: this week, pressure mounting not just from protesters, but from trump's own party. speaker of the house, paul ryan. >> i released mine. i think we should. >> reporter: trump's campaign issued this later from trump's own attorneys but not from the irs. saying an irs audit of his returns from 2009 and forward are ongoing. that's as far the campaign will go says his campaign manager. >> will donald trump release
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anything prfrom the u.s.? >> why? are you -- >> we're taking his word for it. >> reporter: is there real harm during an audit to relax tax forms or letters from the irs? this man was an irs attorney for six years and now represented taxpayers against the irs. there's always a letter informing the taxpayer. >> there is always a letter informing the taxpayer of the initiation of tax examination. >> reporter: that letter doesn't usually have any detailed private information. as far as the audited tax returns themselves, he says while he would not recommend trump release every page, he could release the first two pages. simply showing income and taxes paid. >> reporter: given the heat he's getting would you advise him to release the first couple pages? >> if he feels it's a matter of public disclosure, transparency,
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then i don't see much harm in releasing the first two paces. >> reporter: you used the word transparency, that the important? >> it's important in our public discussion of potential candidates. >> reporter: the irs says under current privacy laws it cannot comment on individuals. legislation introduced just yesterday aims to change that. house representative jared huffman, a democrat from california calls it closing the liar's loop hole. >> it's the perfect lie if someone has the depravity to look the american people in the eye and just lie about a pending audit. the irs can't say anything. either way. >> reporter: this legislation doesn't have much of a chance of making it through the republican controlled house. we did reach out to the trump campaign to see if they had any statement about those taxes and the audit and what they did say is something we've heard multiple times. a statement we received is that he is under a routine audit and the taux returned will be released once the audit is
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complete. >> thanks so much. i'll take you inside the bronze lake-like building which is washington's newest smithsonian museum on african-american history and culture. throughout the museum, there are interactive displays like this table, a culodge laj of imagery. this is out of germany. charles berry, a serviceman saying it's a funny thing you stay in the america, which is you home yet you have to go out of your country to get some peace of mind. then when you get to the foreign country, you still got the american culture and hatred and prejudice to contend with. it got better, things got better. really profound images and statements of past and present. " by j.d. power. it looks great. wow! what is happening? oh my gosh, it's going up! but the malibu's not the only vehicle that was awarded. this is mind blowing.
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all right. welcome back. it's being called a miracle of a museum. i'm talking about the new smi smithsonian museum. it's a multilevel tiered building. it's extraordinary. it seems to simply blossom out of the grassy expanse of the national mall there. it showcases joy and heartache. pride and pain. the new museum opens to the public one week from today. but tonight, a star studded preview here in the nation's capital. this is some of what everyone will experience.
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near the foot of the lireflecti pool and the shadows of the washington monument and white house, this mammoth cube, the newest browns crown jewel among the smithsonian's institute's 19 museums. >> it puts us in the monumental core of washington, d.c. where the most important buildings that are literally the foundation of american democracy reside. >> this is the museum's deputy director. >> we're on grounds that where human lives were once traded where africans were traded. and i hope and plebelieve those folks who are gone on are in some way vindicated. validated and honored. by the museum and by its desire to make sure that no one ever forgets the impact of these people and this culture.
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this culture is so rich i get almost giddy when i think about it. >> and this is what the world will see inside that striking exterior lace. where are we now? >> so this tells us about some of the pioneers of music in different venues and genres. can you imagine? here we have in toledo, ohio. >> she has been here every step of the way, helping to intake, select and arrange nearly 40,000 valued artifacts in the 13 years since president george w. bush signed legislation to get this project going. how much of that has been federal money? how much of it has been private donations? >> it's been half, one half of each. what's been great about that is that each leveraged the other. that really was something that broke all records of support at the smallest level of membership all the way up to the largest
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gift from oprah winfrey. >> $21 million from oprah winfrey. >> yes. i think oprah winfrey is an exemplar of the kind of people you'll see in the museum. people in our exhibition says made way out of no way. >> on full display, incased and out in the open like the landing of this iconic out of this world symbol of band funkfunkadelic. just as a reminder to a lot of people this would transport you to a place free of racism. >> that's true. that's true. the variety is what i love about this gallery. you've got something like this then you've got somebody like diana washington. >> and michael jackson. playing on the screen. >> michael jackson is on the same screen where you'll then see marion anderson and her historic concert on the steps of the lincoln memorial.
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we have one of the gold records won by gladys night and the pips. we have the shoes, the tap shoes of sammy davis when he was with the will masten trio. >> it sounded like it was easy to get people to donate their artifacts, things they have been holding on to for a very long time. >> it sounds easier than it was. what was interesting, was the power of persuasion. because what was interesting is that people were still holding on to these. so they hadn't decided what they were going to do. chuck berry hadn't decided what he was going to do with his cadillac. >> wear your walking shoe and pace yourself to cover 400,000 square feet, spanning the sebbratory to the controversial. what to do about figures like bill cosby? whose marker under an image of him as an younger men praises him and reminds of sexual abuse
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allegations. how did you as a committee come to terms about how, when, who to include? >> the hours and hours that we used to pore over these questions is extraordinary. that's one of the quite frankly, invigorating parts of this work. one of the things we kept in mind and great inspirations for all our work was dr. john hope franklin. one of the things he warned against was the erasier of history. african-american's history has been erased for a very long time. so in all of its complexity, in some of its controversy, we must tell that story. >> so much in one place. do you have a favorite exhibit? >> oh, gosh. i keep coming back to the harriet tubman objects. her shawl. her hymnal. >> slavery, movements, culture. >> there are certain figures that recur so many places. like where do you put james baldwin? one of our greatest american
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writers. but also deeply involved in the civil rights movements. >> sports and politics. >> you made this decision about muhammad ali, prior to his passing? >> that's correct. we knew that his legacy was absolutely in place while he was still alive. >> and this american led protest on the olympic world stage still resonates. taking a stand, john carlos, tommy smith, for human rights. >> that's right. >> 1968 in mexico city olympic games. >> yes, the fact this became really a permanent symbol of courage and commitment to one's beliefs. >> there is such a variation of stories. my dad, we're very honored he's among those who you have on display here. why? >> well, it helps when someone like your dad won a lot of medals. >> five medals in 1948 and '52.
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a tuskegee airman, becoming the first active duty american service member to medal in an olympic games. later becoming an american diplomat. the whitfield foundation donating a pair of his spike shoes and jersey among other things. several olympians genwitsifting >> carl lewis game us every one but the one he buried with his father. jesse owens. >> i can't imagine what it's going to be like for my family or other families to see these exhibits for the first time. i know it's going to be a very emotional experience. >> sometimes people will be crying because they're sad. and trying because they're so happy. i'm looking forward to crying if that's not too odd. >> i am too. i'm looking forward to both. and looking forward to seeing upwards of 10,000 people a day. visiting the country's newest treasure chest of american history. it's extraordinary. i think there are bigger words
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to use. but that's the one i come up with now. lonny bunch is the director of this museum. he's joining me now right now. congratulations. >> i am so pleased. >> i know you're feeling relieved. what a magnificent journey this has been. >> for 11 years we've carried the weight of history. we recognized that this was not something about us. it was really about helping america remember the rich history of the african-american in a way that will make america better. >> you had to make tough choices, didn't you, it's a huge story to tell. and there isn't one story of the black american experience. >> well, the challenge is that we basically could have used four buildings to be able to tell all these stories. and what we did is we actually spent a lot of time traveling around the country talking to people. what do you know, what do you want to know. we got that gathered information and set down with the best
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scholars of the world and said what do you think. we sat down and we got great ideas and have no stuff. >> how do you get the stuff? >> we figured out -- we hoped that everything was still in basements, trunks and attics. that's proven to be the case. 80% of what we had people were waiting for this museum. so once we got the word out, people came and they said, are you interested? every time it happened we cried. we cried. >> wow. help me with the discrepancy, i've seen 60% to 80% of the 40,000 items are donated by private collections, families, et cetera. is there a closer number? >> i'd say 70%. >> in the middle. >> because i think that's what hit me. i was worried --. that was my biggest worried. everybody was worried about raising money. my concern was if the smithsonian doesn't have the artifacts of history it will fail. when these things start today
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come to us, i was stunned. and now when i walk through the building and say we got that, we got that. i'm so pleased. >> do you cry? >> we just give boxes of clekl x kleenexs to each other. this isn't about an artifact. it's about people's lives, people's culture. they said we trust you. we put this in your hands to make accessible for the world. that's an amazing responsibility. that's what i tell my staff. that's our job. >> do you have a favorite? do you have a favorite exhibit or artifact? maybe that's not fair. with we're talking about a colossal number. but perhaps is there something that moved you particularly over some of your other items? >> sure. i mean, i think that the fact that we have the freedom papers from joseph tremble, somebody who became free in the 18 sgifr50s and realized those became the key to his future. and he built the tin wallet.
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he would come home and take it out and tell the family this is the symbol of our freedom. then the family kept it for generations and gave it to us. what it allows us to do is personalize the story. it's not the story of freedom, the story of the free community or slave kmucommunity. it's his story and we help people humanize and tell the stories. when i see that i pause. >> congratulations. >> my pleasure. >> yes, and people, i mean it. walking shoes. you have to do this in small doses. because it is just such an emotional commitment. physical commitment when you walk through the doors. you got to spread it out over a few days, years, whatever it takes. >> just keep coming back. >> all right. thank you so much. i look forward to this evening. this evening, by the way, is a great opening for family members, people who have donated. >> that's right. >> it's going to be extraordinary. >> absolutely. >> i know the clock is ticking. you're like hurry up i got to get out of here. i got work to do. thanks again. >> my pleasure.
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welcome back. it's that time of year again. award season, tvs biggest stars gathering in los angeles sunday night for the 68th emmy awards. game of thrones is the most nominated show. there will be newcomers, too that offer tough competition.
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here is stephanie elan. >> dragon. >> we need more votes for you, ma'am k. >> you think? >> reporter: and elections and o.j. the emmy awards celebrate the year's biggest achievements in television. this year's nominees couldn't be more varied. all eyes are on game of thrones. the hbo saga is the most nominated of the night with 23 total noms. >> it is the conclusion they are going to reign supreme on emmy night. >> reporter: the second consecutive best drama win facing off against the americans, better call saul, downton abbey, homeland and newcomer, mr. robot. >> this is impossible. >> reporter: in an election year, it's no coincidence the white house is ruling the comedy side. the julia louie dreyfuss and
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emmy nominations. >> everyone loved the last season. i think it's a favorite to win comedy. >> there's tough competition with blashish, modern family and netflix favorites master of none and unbreakable kimmy schmidt. with 22 nominations, the people versus o.j. simpson is the one to watch in the limited category. it stars oscar winner cuba gooding jr. as the trouble plagued former athlete. >> i honestly think the emmys will be like the formal coronation for the people versus o.j. simpson. no show has been more talked about rkts more universally praised. >> history's greatest invention is this, the television. >> reporter: for the second time as emcee, jimmy kimmel will host the big night. expect him to let the zingers fly. >> everyone is fair game and
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hello, again, everyone. thanks for joining me, i'm fredricka whitfield in washington today. the presidential election less than 52 days away. so, the candidates and their trusted surrogates are on the road. this hour, bernie sanders is on the stump for former rival, hillary clinton. he's in akron, ohio, then headed to kent, ohio. fellow senator elizabeth warren will campaign in ohio. she'll be speaking in columbus, a few hours from now. hillary clinton speaks at the black caucus here in the nation's capital, joined my president barack obama and in texas, donald trump attends a luncheon for families of those killed by undocumented immigr t immigrants and faces blowback over the comments t


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