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CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 21, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The moment of silence today for the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Connecticut a week ago noted; photos shown.

(Washington: Chip Reid) The NRA’s call for putting more armed police officers in schools featured. [NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPIERRE- says the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun; blames violent movies and video games; criticizes the media for rewarding criminals with attention.] [Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN – responds to LaPierre.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The study by the Secret Service of assassins and school shooters noted. [In “60 Minutes” interview, study authors Bryan†† VOSSEKUIL†, Robert FEIN†- comment on actions by the attacker that people can pick up on; note in almost all school shootings the student communicated his intent to commit the attack.]

(Newtown, Connecticut: Elaine Quijano) More victims’ funerals today featured; photos shown of students Olivia Engel††, Dylan Hockley†† and Grace McDonnell†† and of faculty members Rachel D'Avino†† and Mary Sherlach††; scenes shown of young Emilie Parker††’s memorial service in Ogden, Utah, processions of hearses in Newtown. [Emilie’s father Robbie PARKER††, mourner from Virginia Kim SNELL‡- comment.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The last of the funerals tomorrow noted.

Pelley, Scott;
Reid, Chip;
Quijano, Elaine

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