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Missouri / Police Shooting / A Discussion #1070255

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 2014
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The release of the name of the police officer, Darren Wilson††, involved in the shooting of teenager Michael Brown and surveillance video of Brown perhaps committing a robbery introduced. [Ferguson police dept. Chief Thomas JACKSON††- says the robbery is not linked to the initial contact {by Wilson} with Brown.]

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer; Ferguson: Don Lemon) The mood in Ferguson with peaceful protests against the besmirching of Brown's reputation and the arrival of Jesse Jackson here discussed; scenes shown of demonstrators in the background and from the store surveillance video; details given of the issue of whether Brown was in the convenience store.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(New York: Randi Kaye) The convenience store video of a robbery carried out by Brown with Dorian Johnson examined; videotape of Brown with cigars and shoving and advancing on a store clerk shown.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with Syracuse University Boyce Watkins, legal analyst criminal defense attorney Danny Cevallos and Huffington Post'S Marc Lamont Hill† about the Ferguson story; inset surveillance video shown. [From Chicago, WATKINS - comments on the police story that keeps changing; states people are very frustrated with the lack of value of the life of black males.] [CEVALLOS - cautions against a police conspiracy; suggests once we get the officer's side of the story and whether he knew there was a violent crime: the robbery.] [HILL - offers views on Brown's shooting while unarmed whether or not he shoplifted; comments on other racial criminal stories.]

Reporter(s):
Blitzer, Wolf;
Lemon, Don;
Kaye, Randi
Duration:
00:14:50

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