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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Police Beating / Sharpton Interview #1025655

CNN Evening News for Sunday, May 11, 2008
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(Studio: Rick Sanchez) Discussion held with CNN security analyst Mike Brooks about the police beating of 3 restrained men in Philadelphia noted; video shown. [BROOKS – says police initially thought they were involved in a shooting; notes new Commissioner Charles Ramsey†† wants to get to the bottom of this; outlines the police department response; says there is no reason for kicking; comments on the prior killing of officers.] Discussion held with civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton about the beating; photos shown. [From Philadelphia, SHARPTON – says the beaten man looks like the man being accused of killing the policeman; says we can’t have selective outrage; recalls his meeting with the jailed man.]
Reporter(s):
Sanchez, Rick
Duration:
00:08:20

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