The New York Times
Date: 2007-07-22
Author: Michael Powell

Article Mentions
Author, Michael Powell
Mentioned, Al Sharpton
Mentioned, Carl McCall
Mentioned, Charles B. Rangel
Mentioned, Rudy Giuliani
Mentioned, Jesse Jackson
Mentioned, Ruth W. Messinger
Mentioned, Michael Meyers
Mentioned, Wayne Barrett
Mentioned, Peter Powers
Mentioned, Bishop Retna
Mentioned, Jim Crow
Mentioned, CBS
Mentioned, The New York Times
Mentioned, Cooper Union
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