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Minneapolis, Minnesota / Police Action / Floyd Death / Chauvin Trial (Day 15) The Verdict #1313171

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Minneapolis: Alex Perez) The jury verdict in the trial of Derek chauvin in the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd featured; scenes shown from the court & the reaction of the Floyd family in Houston & Minneapolis, Chauvin in handcuffs leaving court; details given of the cases of the prosecution & the defense. [Judge Peter CAHILL - reads the jury verdict in the three counts.] [March 30, voice of the woman who took the video, Darnella FRAZIER%; April 5, police Chief Medaria ARADONDO%, April 8, medical expert Martin TOBIN - testify.] The sentence Chauvin faces & Frazier's reaction to the verdict discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Minneapolis: Linsey Davis) The reaction across the country to the verdict featured; scenes shown from Minneapolis, the Capitol, protests in the street last summer calling for justice. [With David Muir, brother Terrence GLOYD - comments.] The moves for real change via legislation named for George Floyd discussed.

(Studio: David Muir; New York: Dan Abrams) The diversity of the jury, the argument that the video tells the story discussed; protest video shown.

(Studio: David Muir; no location given: Sunny Hostin) The relatively brief jury deliberation after a lot of testimony when juries are loathe to convict police officers & the issue of the bystanders, including a 9-year-old girl, to Floyd's death discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) The phone call from President Biden to the family featured; scenes shown of the view of the Floyd family.

(Studio: David Muir; White House: Cecilia Vega) The year-long relationship of Biden to the Floyd family & the family's hope for passage of a bill on police conduct discussed.

Muir, David;
Perez, Alex;
Davis, Linsey;
Abrams, Dan;
Hostin, Sunny;
Vega, Cecilia

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