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Florida / School Shooting / Town Hall / A Discussion #1121150

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The next hour's town hall in Sunrise, Florida, to discuss change after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, previewed; scenes shown of demonstrations around the country about school shootings & from the White House. [Daughter killed at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School, Andrew POLLACK†- says we failed our children: let's fix the school first.] [Tearful student Sam ZEIF†- explains how Australia stopped the school shooting problem: we need to do something.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held from the town hall with student Carly Movell. [MOVELL - recounts what we talked about with members of Congress about the need for change so we can feel safe; states it is about mental health, but they should not be allowed to get guns; notes these events are becoming repetitive.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) At the town hall: [Broward County Sheriff Scott ISRAEL - addresses the gathering; asks Stoneman Douglas High School students to stand; praises the students; how he said "never again" to himself, that those with mental illness should not have a gun.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Stoneman Douglas students Julia Cordover† & Jonathan Blank & Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky. [CORDOVER, BLANK, HUNSCHOFSKY - offer views on their meeting with President Trump, that gun control changes are near, steps towards a solution, the key components on gun control & school security, the reaction in the community.]

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