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Cambridge, Massachusetts / Gates Case / A Discussion #940131

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 22, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Photo of Harvard professor Henry Gates in handcuffs shown. [In news conference, President OBAMA - speaks & jokes about Gates, his actions to get into his house, the police response, whether race played a role & that the Cambridge police acted "stupidly."]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Soledad O'Brien) What happened to Gates & the people's split reaction to it, the different experience for black & white Americans & the race issue discussed. [GATES - recounts what happened to him, a black man, by a "rogue policeman."] [GATES - speaks about what Sgt. James Crowley did.] A statement from Crowley that he did not apologize quoted.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Soledad, Anderson Cooper,
Duration:
00:07:20

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