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Austin, Texas / Nightclub Fire / Police Racism #782927

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Mar 06, 2005
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(Studio: Erica Hill) Report introduced.

(Austin: Shelton Green) Charges of racism sparked by a series of disparaging transmissions between Austin, Texas, police & dispatchers involving a fire at the Midtown Live nightclub, which is popular among African Americans, featured; scenes shown from the site; messages quoted. [Austin community leader Rev. Sterling LANDS†- reacts to the remarks.] [Austin police Chief Stan KNEE†- says the responses were not racially motivated.] [Austin residents Mary HUNTER†, Raymond CARTER†- criticize police.]

(Studio: Erica Hill) Last Call question introduced.

Hill, Erica;
Green, Shelton

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