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Winnetka, Illinois / Shootings #115725

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 21, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(Winnetka, Illinois: Chris Bury) Suicide of Laurie Dann following her rampage in Winnetka school where she randomly shot children reported; details given, scenes shown; photograph shown of dead victim Nicholas Corwin. Dann's sending of poisoned food to several places reported [Police chief Herbert TIMM - discusses illness resulting from food.] [Dann's former employment, Delores BARTON - discusses Dann's personality difficulties.] [Assistant US attorney Janet JACKSON - discusses threatening telephone calls by Dann.] [Parent Jim ROMEY - says incident makes us rethink handgun policies.] [WOMAN, KIDS - comment.] Scenes shown of schoolyard.

Bury, Chris;
Serafin, Barry

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