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Connecticut / School Shooting #1035421

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Dec 15, 2012
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(Newtown, Connecticut: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with “Rampage: The Social Roots of School Shootings” author Katherine Newman in the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. [From Baltimore, NEWMAN – says these attacks are almost never spontaneous and sometimes a few people have an inkling about what is coming; says it frequently happens in towns like Newtown; says there is almost always a mental health condition; notes the shooters are rarely loners.]

(Newtown, Connecticut: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with Sandy Hook teacher Janet Vollmer† about getting her students through this crisis; photos shown. [Voice of VOLLMER – recounts hearing gunshots over the announcement system; describes what she did; says her job was to keep them safe.]

(Newtown, Connecticut: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with psychologist Terry Lyles† about the stress for first responders, the students and families. [From Miami, LYLES – says we have to help them vent and release the information; outlines symptoms to look for in children.]

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