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    Obama prompts high hopes; some try to lower them

    By: Tom MacDonald

    There are big hopes for the administration of President Barack Obama and many people are anticipating a major change in the way the government functions. WHYY’s Tom MacDonald reports both political and civic leaders are trying to lower expectations for the nation’s first black president.

    By: Tom MacDonald
    tmacdonald@whyy.org

    There are big hopes for the administration of President Barack Obama and many people are anticipating a major change in the way the government functions. WHYY’s Tom MacDonald reports both political and civic leaders are trying to lower expectations for the nation’s first black president.

    [audio: reports20090121highhopes.mp3]

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