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Chicago, Illinois / Hate Crime / Smollett Case #1136008

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 28, 2019
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(Studio: Cecilia Vega) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Alex Perez) The demand by Chicago police that actor Jussie Smollett pay for th cots of investigating his claims to have been attacked in a hate crime as the backlash continues featured. [Mayor Rahm EMANUEL - speaks about Smollett paying back the city.] [President TRUMP - calls the case an embarrassment.] [Jan. 12, SMOLLETT - speaks about being attacked.] [Smollett lawyer Tina GLANDIAN†- suggests the attackers woe whiteface.] Smollett's nomination for an NAACP award for "Empire" discussed.

Vega, Cecilia;
Perez, Alex

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