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US Trial to Focus on Race, Guns, Self-Defensei
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June 22, 2013 12:17 AM
Opening arguments in a U.S. trial revolving around race and self-defense will begin Monday in Florida. George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch coordinator, is charged with killing Trayvon Martin in February of last year. VOA’s Carolyn Presutti gives us a preview of the issues that will be introduced in the trial.

US Trial to Focus on Race, Guns, Self-Defense

Published June 21, 2013

Opening arguments in a U.S. trial revolving around race and self-defense will begin Monday in Florida. George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch coordinator, is charged with killing Trayvon Martin in February of last year. VOA’s Carolyn Presutti gives us a preview of the issues that will be introduced in the trial.


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