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Thu April 28, 2011
NPR Story

Obama Releases Certificate To End 'Birther' Controversy

President Obama released the long-form version of his birth certificate Wednesday. He's hoping to quiet lingering questions about his nationality. The questions were re-kindled in recent weeks by Donald Trump. The president warned Americans not to get distracted by what he calls "sideshows" and "carnival barkers." NPR's Scott Horsley reports.

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