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New York, New York / Police Brutality #175011

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 20, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Charges by a second Haitian man of police brutality against the New York City police noted.

(New York: Antonio Mora) The case of Haitian immigrant Abner Louima, who was arrested by four policemen, beaten, assaulted at the 70th Precinct reviewed; protest scenes shown. [Brooklyn district attorney Charles HYNES - describes the injury-producing assault.] [Two precinct RESIDENTS - fear the police.] [Community leader Ninaj RAOUL - blames Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.] [LOUIMA (with transcription on screen) - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
Mora, Antonio

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