Obama to host 'Selma' screening. Is he trying to make a point? (+video)

January 17, 2015 12:06 AM

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President Obama's choice of 'Selma' for a White House screening has some commentators wondering if he might be trying to compensate for the film's lack of top Oscar nominations.

Washington — President Obama, his family, and guests will watch the movie “Selma” tonight at the White House. Officials announced the screening shortly after the acclaimed Martin Luther King Jr. biopic was largely shut out of Academy Award nominations, though it did gain a spot on the “Best Picture”...

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