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'Kony 2012' and Youth Activism

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The video Kony 2012 has gone viral with lightning speed, with the claim that massive "awareness" can bring down a brutal African warlord who kidnaps children. We look at the source of the half-hour production's appeal and why it might be counter-productive. Also, talks between President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron are clouded by events in Afghanistan. On Reporter's Notebook, increased gasoline prices may be damaging President Obama's poll ratings, but does any president have the power to make a difference?

Banner image: Screen grab from Kony 2012, in which Jason Russell talks with his son, Gavin, about Joseph Kony

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