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Wichita, Kansas / Abortion Doctor Murder Case / Militias / Ex-Wife's Interviiew / Potok Interview #942834

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 12, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The question of whether Scott Roeder was part of a larger conspiracy in the death of abortion provider Dr. George Tiller in Wichita, Kansas, reported. Report introduced.

(No location given: Gary Tuchman) A followup interview held with Roeder's ex-wife Lindsay Roeder about Scott; family photos shown. [ROEDER - talks about her ex-husband; quotes a letter from him from jail about her & their son.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center on the rise of right-wing militias noted. Live interview held with the center's director Mark Potok about these groups. [POTOK - says it is about the rise to power of a black man {President Obama}: that race is a bigger factor in these militias; compares militia members in the '90s & today with it being more of a working class phenomenon in rural areas; comments on their transmissions of ideology.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary

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