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New York, New York / Vasquez Shooting / A Discussion #953298

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 20, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New York: Gary Tuchman) The random gang shooting in New York City of Vada Vasquez†† by baby-faced 16-year-old suspect Carvett Gentles†† reviewed; scenes shown from the Bronx of the gang suspects arrested for attempted murder. [Witness Rafael TORRES†- describe what happened in the shooting.] [Vada's sister Mandy BOODRAM†, NYC police commissioner Ray KELLY - comment on the case.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's education contributor Steve Perry about youth violence. [PERRY - says they see themselves as part of the fight: we are not shocked anymore; states we, the adults, have created this; notes it is about making it home alive & the schools are designed to fail.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary

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