President Obama 'Teared Up' Watching 'The Butler'

The commander in chief praises movie starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey.
0:33 | 08/28/13

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President Obama tearing up when he saw the movie the Butler who yeah he had in an interview broadcast on Tuesday with radio host Tom Joyner and -- -- -- some of the squad he says you know I did see the mother I didn't tear up I teared up. Thinking about not just about those who have worked in the White House. But an entire generation of people who were talented and -- because of Jim Crow because of discrimination. It was as far as they can go. Seven -- -- based on the true story that former White House Butler named. Eugene Allen who went to so many administrations present Obama also praising Oprah Winfrey it's just great actor got to see this.

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