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Eye On America (Crime: Denny Beating Trial) #352636

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 15, 1993
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) Fissures in the African American community over the trial of two black men, Henry Watson and Damian Williams, charged with beating white truck driver Reginald Denny during the riots in Los Angeles examined; demonstrations and courtroom scenes shown. [Local NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) president Joseph DUFF - calls it mob action.] [Black MAN - criticizes Duff.] Two cases seen by blacks as examples of the inequities in the judicial system reviewed. [Writer Karen GRIGSBY-BATES - says whites view justice as "just us."] [Black musician Lofton GRAY, Denny attorney Johnnie COCHRAN, black man who videotaped the beating Timothy GOLDMAN, black radio host Erroll SMITH - comment on justice.]

Chung, Connie;
Whitaker, Bill

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