President Obama Weighs in on Oscars Controversy

The president spoke to KABC during an interview at the White House.
0:42 | 01/27/16

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I think that. California is. An example of the incredible diversity of this country that's a strength. I think. When everybody's story is told. And that makes for better or makes for better entertainment it makes everybody feel part of one American families so. I think as a whole the industry should. Do what every other industry should which is to look for talent. And provide opportunity. To everybody I think the Oscar debate is really just an expression of this broader issue are we making sure that everybody. Is getting a fair shot.

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