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Chicago, Illinois / Hate Crime / Smollett Case / Geragos Interview #1135459

CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 08, 2019
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the indictment of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett for faking a hate crime attack on January 29 in Chicago introduced; details given about Smollett's prior claims & how it was staged by two hired brothers.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Los Angeles: Nick Watt) How the charges are being made against Smollett for lying, what the police supt. is saying about Smollett's motive for doing this & how Smollett is maintaining his innocence discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Smollett's attorney criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos. [From Los Angeles, GERAGOS - offers views on how the charges are "outrageous": a media gang bang of this guy" with no evidence, the case against the two brothers.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Watt, Nick

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