As the nation grapples with questions of race relations, justice and equality, ABC News will have special coverage across the network in the aftermath of tragedy in Louisiana, Minnesota and now Dallas, where five police officers were killed and multiple wounded, marking the deadliest attacks on law enforcement since 9/11. ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos has led three special reports so far today, starting early this morning with President Obama’s remarks from Warsaw, Poland. World News Tonight, 20/20, Nightline and This Week with George Stephanopoulos will air special editions from Dallas, followed by a week-long series “America in Black and White” beginning Monday, July 11 on Nightline.
Tonight Anchor David Muir will report from Dallas in a special edition of World News Tonight. At 9:00 p.m. ET he and Elizabeth Vargas will anchor a one-hour live edition of 20/20, “America in Crisis: Ambush in Dallas.” The special will include the latest developments, a closer look at racial tensions in our communities and the justice system, vigils around the country for the victims this week and how to talk to children about the tragedy. They will be joined by This Week Co-anchor Martha Raddatz reporting from Dallas alongside Nightline Co-Anchor Byron Pitts, Chief Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas and Correspondents Gio Benitez and Ryan Smith.
Nightline will air a special edition of the program tonight anchored by Juju Chang in New York and Pitts from Dallas. (Nightline reported on the events in Dallas last night and aired a live West Coast edition as the news broke. WATCH: http://abcn.ws/29mQN2k) Each night throughout the week of July 11, Nightline will air a special series called “America in Black and White.” It will cover the wide-ranging issue of race relations in America and gun violence, including a unique look at traffic stops from the perspective of officers and civilians; a town hall discussion about how to talk to your kids about racial tension across the country; gun safety for civilians; law enforcement training and more. The week wraps up on Friday, July 15 with a full show dedicated to Thomas’ report on the epidemic of gun violence and fatalities in America.
Tomorrow, Saturday, July 9, Good Morning America will cover the aftermath and latest updates anchored by Paula Faris and Ryan Smith. Correspondents Matt Gutman, Philip Mena and Adrienne Bankert are covering the tragedy from Dallas, and Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl will continue to report from Washington. Contributors Sunny Hostin, Matthew Dowd, Brad Garrett and Ray Kelly will provide analysis, as they have throughout the day.
On Sunday, July 10, This Week with George Stephanopoulos anchored by Martha Raddatz from Dallas will have up-to-the minute information on the tragic events.
Throughout the weekend and continuing next week, ABC News will have ongoing coverage across all digital platforms on desktop, mobile & OTT, including special reports, live coverage of vigils for the victims and real-time updates and analysis of the latest reportable information.
ABC News Radio will have continuing coverage throughout the day anchored by Correspondents Jim Ryan and Alex Stone in Dallas. There will also be anchored coverage of all press conferences anchored by Aaron Katersky.
ABC NewsOne Correspondents Marci Gonzalez and Kenneth Moton are reporting from Dallas for more than 200 ABC affiliates and international partners.
PHOTO: David Muir at Dallas Police Headquarters - http://bit.ly/29APBrg
WATCH: Attorney General Loretta Lynch called for finding a ‘path forward together’- http://abcn.ws/29AcY2K Suspect identified in Dallas ambush shooting that killed 5- http://abcn.ws/29DPfiK Dallas police shed light on gunman’s possible motives- http://abcn.ws/29sS19o