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Actor: White Folks Will Vote For Black President Because They've Seen One On TV

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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Speaking to the Associated Press, actor Dennis Haysbert explained how his role on 24 played a vital part in our current history-making election:

If anything, my portrayal of David Palmer, I think, may have helped open the eyes of the American people. And I mean the American people from across the board—from the poorest to the richest, every color and creed, every religious base—to prove the possibility there could be an African-American president, a female president, any type of president that puts the people first.
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