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CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 20, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The deadly police shooting in Dallas of a mentally disturbed man holding a screwdriver reviewed; police camera video of the shooting of Jason Harrison shown.

(In his office: Anderson Cooper) A novel way for police to train by experiencing what it is like to be schizophrenic examined; scenes shown of CNN's AC taking a test & on the street while hearing voices in his head to mimic schizophrenia.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Yesterday's discussion held with test designer mental health expert Pat Deegan about the Dallas police shooting. [DEEGAN - comments on the shooting of mentally disturbed Harrison: it was a sudden escalation; explains how the situation should have been handled: he was not a criminal, he was unwell.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:09:40

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