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Bullying / Rodemeyer Suicide / Sister's Interview / Wiseman Interview #1003703

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 27, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The case of the suicide of teen Jamey Rodemeyer, who was taunted and bullied in his life and death, introduced; scenes shown from Jamey's May 4 YouTube video; details given about the online hate messages. [In concert, singer Lada GAGA - pays tribute to Jamey.] [In earlier interview in studio, Jamey's sister Alyssa RODEMEYER - explains how Jamey was made fun of, how he hanged himself, how she left the wake for the homecoming dance with friends and a group of Jamey's bullies started yelling about his death; talks about Jamey's message about not bullying those who are different.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with "Queen Bees and Wannabees" author Rosalind Wiseman about bullying. [WISEMAN - says adults have to take responsibility to hold the bullies accountable; comments on and wonders about what happened at the school dance.] Other material: [On phone, Williamsville central school district supt. Dr. Scott MARTZLOFF†- says we have turned attention to the issue of bullying in the schools.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) CNN's program with Facebook to help stop the bullying epidemic outlined.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:14:50

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