CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 15, 2005
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(Washington: Aaron Brown) The court appearance for Brian Nichols, who murdered four people inside & outside the Atlanta courthouse, shown.
(Atlanta: Gary Tuchman) The missed opportunities after Nichols overpowered a deputy Last Friday reviewed; scenes shown the Fulton County courthouse & the parking garage. [Former FBI agent Don CLARK†- says this will be reviewed.] [Fulton County Sheriff Myron FREEMAN†- says the jail has been his first priority.]
(Studio: Aaron Brown) The importance of deputy Cynthia Hall's weapon in the chain of events noted.
(New Jersey: Deborah Feyerick) The development of "smart guns" that cannot be fired by criminals or a child examined; details given about how the sensored gun can be activated. [NJ Inst, of Technology vice president Donald SEBASTIAN†, Inst. of Technology professor Michael RECCE†- talk about the guns, behavior, the sensors & the technology.] [NRA lobbyist Chris COX†, former New Jersey policeman Bill MARSHALL†- raise questions about the technology.]
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.
(New York: Heidi Collins) The role of hostage Ashley Smith in getting Nichols to surrender examined; video shown of Smith recounting what she did & said. [Former NYPD hostage negotiator Wallace ZEINS†- analyzes Smith's behavior as a hostage negotiator.]