TNR Reporter Dayo Olopade speaks with the Rev. Jesse Jackson about the historical narrative of African Americans within the United States, Obama's significance within this narrative, and the role of faith in politics. "Really our struggle is the winner. [Obama] is the product of a half century of struggle and he's a magnificent champion," Jackson says.
- Fairbanks slips into the “Hillary Suite,” ground zero for the still-not-over-it crowd, where she interviews a diehard holdout.
- TNR Editor Franklin Foer and Fairbanks discuss
the Obama-Hillary rift, Biden's appeal, and what Obama
needs to accomplish at the convention.
- Foer and TNR Senior Editor Michael Crowley debate Michelle's speech, what Bill should say tomorrow, and the first day of the Democratic convention.
- Scheiber and Fairbanks debate Hillary's speech: Did she go far enough in praising Obama? Will her supporters be convinced? Is the media being irresponsible by harping on this drama?