No ‘October Surprise’ from Rev. Wright

By Hope Ditto

Aug 13, 2008 8:38am

ABC News’ Teddy Davis and Rigel Anderson Report:

The political world was atwitter this week when New York Magazine suggested that the Rev. Jeremiah Wright was planning to publish a book in October.

John Heilemann wrote in his analysis of the "Color-Coded Campaign" that the book "might well place the topic of Obama’s blackness (along with his patriotism and his candor about what he heard in the pews in all those years at Trinity Church) squarely at the center of the national debate."

But there will be no book coming in October because Sen. Barack Obama’s, D-Ill., former pastor has not written a new book.

A statement to the news media will be released on Wednesday according to a spokesperson for Trinity United Church of Christ.

The confusion may have come from remarks that Rev. Wright made to the NAACP in April.

Towards the end of his speech, Rev. Wright told the audience, "I’m taking too much of your time. So let me give you the outline of the rest of this message. You can either fill in the blanks for yourselves or you could wait for my book that will be out later this year."

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