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Lately people in far-flung corners of the Earth have been paying attention to a little church in Florida, and what its pastor might or might not do with a pile of Korans and a match this weekend. White House and Pentagon voiced concerns about the safety of American troops overseas. So did Minnesota Democrat Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress. The first U.S. representative to take his oath of office with one hand on the Koran. He worried about playing in to the same anti-Muslim fervor that fuels the Gainesville pastor.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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