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Thomas Roberts

Oprah re-enters the political sphere

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America’s favorite one-woman media mogul is returning to the silver screen to star in Lee Daniels’ “The Butler,” a historical drama that’s shining a rekindled spotlight on the Civil Rights Movement ahead of the March on Washington’s anniversary. As Politico points out, Oprah’s film return coincides with “a Senate endorsement, controversial comments on the Trayvon Martin case, and efforts to promote Obamacare and gun control.” PR strategist Marvet Britto and the Washington Post’s Nia-Malika Henderson discuss Oprah’s recent foray into politics with MSNBC’s Thomas RobertsAug.14.2013

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