CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 14, 2001
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.
(Cincinnati, Ohio: Byron Pitts) The funeral in Cincinnati, Ohio, for Timothy Thomas, the black teenager whose killing by a white police officer touched off demonstrations and riots, featured; scenes shown of the ceremonies; details given of the curfew in this divided city. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) President Kweisi MFUME - preaches about Thomas' death.] [Mayor Charlie LUKEN - offers an apology.] [Two black WOMEN - comment.]
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