The Race Behind, the Race Ahead46:03

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There was history made yesterday in the Democratic Party, the first African American to claim a major party's presidential nomination: Barack Obama — before a rapturous crowd in Minnesota — claiming the prize after an epic campaign.

And there was mystery in the Democratic Party: Hillary Clinton, watching the same last primary results come in from South Dakota and Montana — and not conceding.

"What does Hillary want?" she asked last night in New York. We don't yet know.

This hour, On Point: Obama makes history, Clinton does not concede.Guests:

Richard Wolffe, senior White House correspondent for Newsweek. He has been covering the presidential campaign.

E.J. Dionne, columnist for The Washington Post and a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution. His latest book is "Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith and Politics after the Religious Right".

Madeleine Kunin, former Democratic governor of Vermont, from 1985 to 1991, and author of the new book, "Pearls, Politics, and Power: How Women Can Win and Lead".

Congressman Donald Payne, he represents the 10th Congressional District of New Jersey and last month shifted his support from Clinton to Obama.

This program aired on June 4, 2008.