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Atlanta, Georgia / School Incident / Clerk's 911 Call (Part I) #1050196

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What school bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff said to the gunman, Michael Hill, at the McNair Discovery Learning Academy elementary school in Atlanta yesterday introduced. [TUFF - recounts talking to the gunman to keep him from shooting kids.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Decatur: Martin Savidge) The 911 call from Tuff while she was with the gunman featured; lengthy 911 call between the operator and Tuff, who was relaying the gunman's messages played; WXIA scenes shown from outside the school.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former LAPD psychologist Kris Mohandie†† and psychologist Jeff Gardere about the Atlanta school incident and how Tuff handled the situation. [MOHANDIE, GARDERE - praise Tuff's handling of the gunman while a hostage.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Savidge, Martin

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