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Protests / Police Shootings / Mayor / Lynch Interview (Part I) #1075702

CNN Evening News for Monday, Dec 08, 2014
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The protests around the country against the police introduced; multi-screen video of demonstration, including basketball players wearing "I can't breathe" T-Shirts, shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Nw York: Deborah Feyerick) The New York City protests in response to the deaths of Michael Brown & Eric Garner in police shootings discussed; scenes shown of the crowds.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A press conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio presented. [De BLASIO - talks about training his son about the danger with police.] [Policemen's Benevolent Assn. president Pat LYNCH - says we feel thrown under the bus.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) CNN exclusive interview held with Pat Lynch about NYC police; inset video shown. [LYNCH - denies any police racism; states police went to Staten Island {Garner case} at the community's request; denies Garner was taken down with a chokehold when he resisted arrest; comments on what the grand jury decided & the cause of Garner's death.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Feyerick, Deborah

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