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Aboriginal Rights

The Australian press is heralding Aboriginal athlete Cathy Freeman as a symbol of reconciliation between blacks and whites in that country. She won the Gold Medal in the 400 meters. Noah talks with Australian Senator Aden Ridgeway -- the only aboriginal member of federal parliament -- about racial tension in Australia and why he feels the government needs to apologize for the treatment of Aborigines.

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