PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: NYC fires officer involved in Eric Garner’s death

Clip: 08/19/2019 | 6m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Monday, the white police officer involved in the 2014 death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, has been fired. New York's police commissioner said Daniel Pantaleo could no longer perform his job effectively, but Garner’s daughter said the fight for justice continues. Also, attacks in eastern Afghanistan wounded at least 66 people, days after a Kabul suicide bombing killed 63.

Aired: 08/19/19

Rating: NR

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