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Texas / American Sniper Trial / A Discussion #1079510

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Stephenville: Ed Lavandera) The closing arguments in the Texas trial of Eddie Routh for the murder of "American sniper" Chris Kyle & Chad Littlefield discussed, issues about Routh's state of the mind at the time of the killings & jury deliberations discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN attorneys Jeffrey Toobin, Danny Cevallos & Paul Callan about the trial. [TOOBIN, CEVALLOS, CALLAN - offer views on the law, insanity, Routh's drug use, the likely verdict, the defense's case & how jurors act.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Gary Tuchman) The issue of the Dallas V.A.'s release of Routh despite his mother's & sister's view that he was dangerous examined; scenes shown from the V.A. hospital where an interview was declined. [Former Navy SEAL Brandon WEBB - talks about Kyle, the V.A. diagnosis of Routh.] [Representative Eddie Bernice JOHNSON@- talks about patient care--that Routh should not have been discharged.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Lavandera, Ed;
Tuchman, Gary

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