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Charleston, South Carolina / Church Shooting / FBI / Flag #1124181

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 10, 2015
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Kris Van Cleave) The admission of a bureaucratic error by the FBI that allowed Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof†† to buy a gun reviewed; statement by FBI director James Comey† quoted; details about the background check error and Roof's drug possession history given. [Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research director Daniel WEBSTER††- talks about the background check system.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Columbia, South Carolina: Omar Villafranca) The lowering of the Confederate battle flag at the South Carolina Statehouse after the church shootings reviewed. [South Carolina Governor Nikki HALEY††- says the flag was a symbol that caused people pain.] Scenes of a crane carrying the flag pole and the military procession shown. [MAN, Tagy Pice JACOB‡, victim Myra Thompson’s daughter Denise QUARLES††- comment on the flag.] Details on the whereabouts of the flag post ceremony given.

Pelley, Scott;
Cleave, Kris Van;
Villafranca, Omar

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