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Cambridge, Massachusetts / Gates Race Case / Barrett/Marano Interview #941950

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 04, 2009
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(Studio: Erica Hill) The findings of a CNN poll on the racial split over the reaction to the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Gates by Sgt. James Crowley of the Cambridge, Massachusetts, police outlined on screen.

(Boston: Joe Johns) The fallout from the Gates case in which Boston policeman Justin Barrett† got suspended for an e-mail critical of Gates examined; details given about Barrett's lawsuit against the city. [BARRETT, police commissioner Edward DAVIS†- offer views on whether Barrett is racist.] [CNN's Lisa BLOOM†- criticizes Barrett.]

(Studio: Erica Hill) Live discussion held with Barrett & his attorney Peter Marano† about the case & the lawsuit. [BARRETT - speaks about his e-mail.] [MARANO - says his words were not meant to refer to Gates as a monkey; states the damages are Barrett has been "fired" by the mayor of Boston.]

Reporter(s):
Hill, Erica;
Johns, Joe
Duration:
00:06:30

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