in the Battle for the White House
Two-part series exploring two of the most sensitive fault lines in American politics, religion and race, and what role they will play in the 2008 presidential elections.
2/2. Rob Watson visits Virginia to tackle the issue of race in the election. He considers whether it is really possible for Barack Obama to run as a candidate that transcends race, and asks how all sides will respond to the election of the first black US president should he win.