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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 16, 2014
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The state of emergency in Ferguson, Missouri, after more unrest overnight in the wake of the shooting of an unarmed man, Michael Brown, introduced.

(Ferguson: Ron Allen) The demonstrations in embattled Ferguson with police standing off against protesters, who looted businesses, featured; scenes shown of the store video of Brown stealing cigars; details given about the curfew. [PROTESTER, Brown family attorney Benjamin CRUMP†- criticize the police handling of the store tape.] [Criminal defense attorney Seema IYER†- says the tape may corroborate Officer Dareell Wilson's case.] [Governor Jay NIXON - reads statement.] [WOMAN - criticize the vandals and police.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Ferguson: Mark Potter) The issue of the use of police force in Ferguson examined; scenes shown of protesters on the streets, earlier police-demonstrators clashes. [Missouri State Highway Patrol Lt. Ethan AHERN†, Lt. Al NOTHUM†, Capt. Ronald JOHNSON†- outline their role.] [Store owner Mike JACOBS - complains.] The curfew explains.

(Studio: Lester Holt) Further coverage on "Meet the Press" noted.

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Allen, Ron;
Potter, Mark
Duration:
00:06:00

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