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Mississippi / Hit and Run Killings / Race (Part I) #1040522

CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 15, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Mississippi: Drew Griffin) An exclusive look into the mystery in Mississippi over the unsolved hit and run death of Garrick Burdette†, who is a black man, examined; details given about the lack of investigation into the Burdette killing and the death of Johnny Butts by a car of three whites. [In CNN interviews, mother Ruby BURDETTE†- comments on the investigation or lack of it and what she was later told by a police official.] [Panola County D.A. John CHAMPION†- speculates about what may have happened.] [Brother Fred BUTTS†- says police does not want to push the issue.] [Four young black MEN - comment on the Butts killing.] The Burdette and Butts cases discussed,

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew
Duration:
00:09:20

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