Hosted by the Emmy-Award winning news journalist and former KTLA anchor, Emmett Miller, “The Curious Case of Citizen Cain” sets out to better understand what Cain and his new breed of black conservatism means to African-American voters and the broader political landscape; an area no one else has really questioned him about in his politics. BET News takes a look at Cain, a black man, who admits to avoiding the Civil Rights Movement, attacks the methods and motives of Jesse Jackson,Julian Bond, and Joseph Lowry, and openly embraces the Tea Party. The special also focuses on Cain deeply exploring his own black experience and how it has shaped him over time, from emerging out of nowhere to becoming the first black candidate in American political history to lead a Republican presidential field.
Award-winning journalist, Emmett Miller, has won multiple Emmys for his breaking news coverage and broadcasts, among other notable awards in investigative reporting.
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“The Curious Case of Citizen Cain” is produced by BET News.