NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 12, 2012
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(Sanford, Florida: Kerry Sanders) The court appearance for neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida reviewed; scenes shown of Zimmerman in the courtroom with his new lawyer and special prosecutor Angela Corey; Zimmerman’s police call played; photo shown of Judge Jessica Recksiedler, who was assigned the case. [Prosecutor Bernie DE LA RIONDA- comments on the evidence.] [Former US attorney Kendall COFFEY- says the judge was assigned randomly to what will be the biggest case of her career.] [This morning on “Today,” Martin’s mother Sybrina FULTON- says it was an accident.] [Later, FULTON – says Zimmerman meant to kill Trayvon.] [Zimmerman’s attorney Mark O’MARA- outlines the legal actions.]
(Studio: Brian Williams, Savannah Guthrie) The impact of Fulton calling the incident an accident and new facts from the affidavit discussed.
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