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Missouri / Police Shooting / Ferguson / Crump Interview / A Discussion #1075044

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 24, 2014
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(Ferguson: Anderson Cooper) The coming decision in Ferguson, Missouri, by the grand jury in the case of the police shooting of Michael Brown by a white officer, Darren Wilson, introduced; scenes shown of the gathering crowd; details given about the grand jury. [Governor Jay NIXON - says the grand jury decision will be announced.]

(Ferguson: Anderson Cooper) Live phone interview held with Brown family attorney Benjamin Crump about the coming grand jury announcement. [CRUMP - says we wait for the decision, that the family wanted a special prosecutor; comments on the federal investigation & civil options, the changed grand jury rules by the prosecutor.]

(Ferguson: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Mark O'Mara, Sunny Hostin & Jeffrey Toobin about the Ferguson grand jury. [HOSTIN - comments on the regular grand jury process & the extent of evidence presented in this case by the prosecutor.] [O'MARA - says we don't know how the prosecutor acted with the grand jury.] [TOOBIN - assesses how the prosecutor ran the grand jury; explains how grand juries work.] A "New York Times" report that Wilson has not been called about an indictment noted. [O'MARA, TOOBIN - comment on the significance of the NYT report.] [HOSTIN, TOOBIN - question delaying the announcement till dark; comment on how protests have been peaceful, so we should not expect violence.]

(Ferguson: Anderson Cooper; Ferguson: Sara Sidner) The situation at the police station, the weeks of protests, the media presence & the crowd awaiting the decision discussed; scenes shown of the people in the streets & the police presence.

Cooper, Anderson;
Sidner, Sara

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