NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 12, 2018
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(Washington: Geoff Bennett) Two demonstrations in the streets of Washington, DC, on the anniversary of the violent unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year featured; scenes shown of the demonstrations outside the White House by white supremacists & counter-protesters with a police presence. [Unite the Right 2 rally organizer Jason KESSLER, two WOMEN -comment.] Tweets from President Trump & Ivanka Trump about Charlottesville condemning all acts of violence quoted.
(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.
(Charlottesville, Virginia: Maya Rodriguez) The events & security in Charlottesville featured; scenes shown from the memorial site for Heather Heyer, who was killed her last year in a car attack by James Fields. the protests in the city; details given about the status of the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee that started the unrest in 2017.