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CNN Evening News for Monday, Sep 15, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Ed Lavandera) The explanation from embattled pro football player Adrian Peterson, who was arrested on child abuse charges, about disciplining his child last May examined; Peterson's messages & statement quoted. [Texas PROSECUTOR - says it was not reasonable discipline.] [SportsRadio 610 Nick WRIGHT@- comments on what Peterson said about the "whooping."] What Peterson told investigators discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What former basketball player Charles Bakrley said in defense of Peterson noted. [With Jim Rome, BARKLEY - defends black parents in the South whipping kids.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "New York Times" columnist Charles Blow, CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & Areva Martin about the Peterson case. [BLOW - calls Peterson's explanations "sad".] [TOOBIN - explains Texas law on community standards; states this is a legal issue.] [MARTIN - says Peterson is repeating the cycle of violence.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Lavandera, Ed

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