Inside the Palin family home
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Inside the Palin family's Alaskan home

Sarah Palin's parents, Chuck and Sally Heath, invited Newsnight's Jackie Long to take a tour of their family home in Alaska.

They explained that they are still coming to terms with the fact their daughter is perhaps the most divisive politician in American politics.

Sally said she cannot understand why some people seem to hate Sarah so much.

Yet for all the visceral loathing, there is also the kind of love usually associated with celebrities not candidates.

And when Sally left for a meeting, Chuck showed us the hundred of pieces of fan mail they deal with every day.

  • 08 Mar 2011
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