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Florida / Martin Shooting #1018861

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 05, 2012
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The latest evidence in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman introduced.

(Atlanta: Gary Tuchman) The enhanced 911 audiotapes of the voice of Zimmerman saying/not saying a racial slur "coons" played and replayed with indications he may have said "colds."

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) A second enhanced version of the audiotape indicating "punks" as the word played. [Last night on Fox, father Robert ZIMMERMAN - says George called out for help on the tape.]

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with Syracuse University professor Boyce Watkins and vanderbilt University law professor Carol Swain about race in the Martin case. [WATKINS - says you cannot extract race from the case; explains why he supports the boycott of Sanford; suggests all those involved in the case should be investigates.] [SWAIN - opposes how black leaders are handling the case, that wearing hoodies raises suspicion about black children; comments on the economic boycott, negative stereotypes.] [WATKINS, SWAIN - bicker about the handling of the Martin case and the boycott issue.]

Reporter(s):
Blitzer, Wolf;
Tuchman, Gary
Duration:
00:10:30

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