ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
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(Charlottesville, Virginia: Eva Pilgrim) The emotional memorial service in Charlottesville, Virginia, for Heather Heyer, the woman killed in a car attack during the rally over the weekend, featured; scenes shown from the service & of a torch march on the campus of the University of Virginia. [Father Mark HEYER††- calls for forgiveness.] [Mother Susan BRO - speaks about making a difference.] [WOMAN - comments.] [White nationalist Christopher CANTWELL - says our rivals are "stupid animals."] The condemnation of hate groups by all five military service heads with Army Gen. Mark Miley† quoted discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The background of car driver Alex Fields reviewed; scenes shown of him at the rally before driving into the crowd; details given from the mother's past 911 calls about her son. [Mother Samantha BLOOM†- comments on the rally her son attended.] The action by the Baltimore mayor to remove Confederate statues from the city to prevent violence discussed.
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