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University of Missouri / Players Boycott / President's Resignation / A Discussion (Part I) #1091697

CNN Evening News for Monday, Nov 09, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Columbia, Missouri: Kyung Lah) The resignation of University of Missouri president Tim Wolfe & the chancellor following a boycott by football players due to racial issues at the school featured; scenes shown from campus protests against administrative inaction over incidents, including the treatment of student body president Payton Head, the use of the "n" word, a Nazi swastika in a residence hall, the hunger strike by student Jonathan Butler. the players' boycott. [WOLFE - announces he is resigning.] The end of the student protests with the start of university action discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) CNN exclusive live discussion held with Butler & Head about the campus. [BUTLER - reacts to the leaders stepping down; talks about his hunger strike & precautions he took.] [HEAD - describes the tense atmosphere for minority students on campus: a lack of administration response; states racism is institutional.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Lah, Kyung

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