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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Chris Cuomo) The response to the shootings last Friday at the elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, with pressure mounting on gun sellers examined; details given about the possibility of changing gun laws, the response of big gun selling companies and whether big companies will restrict assault weapons sales. [CalsTrs SPOKESMAN - says teachers feel impassioned about the gun issue.] The vague NRA statement discussed.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Newtown: Dan Harris) The return to school of the Sandy Hook elementary students featured; scenes from inside the new school and a photo of the late Jack Pinto; details given about studies on the resilience of children after traumatic events. [Two PARENTS - comment on concerns.] [Students' mothers Sarah KERINS‡, Karen DREIER‡- express fear about going back to school.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Cuomo, Chris;
Harris, Dan

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