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United States

17 July 2007

New York Times, Column

Senator Barack Obama took his presidential campaign to Chicago Sunday, where he addressed an agonizing issue that has been largely overlooked by the national media — the murder of dozens of the city's public school students since last September. Speaking to an overflow crowd of worshipers at the Vernon Park Church of God, Mr. Obama, a resident of Chicago, said: "I asked to come here because I wanted to talk with you about the spate of violence that's been robbing... (

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