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Littleton, Colorado / School Shooting #185800

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 21, 1999
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(Littleton, California: Peter Jennings) The day after the shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, by outcasts Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold featured; scenes shown from the school area. [District attorney Dave THOMAS, SWAT team leader sergeant George HINKLE - comment on the crime scene.] [School security superintendent Howard CORNELL - wonders why this happened.] [PARENT - reacts.] Police caution about the sophisticated explosive devices used by the two student killers detailed.

(Littleton, Colorado: Tom Foreman) The two gunmen profiled; details given from Harris's website, of the groups they hated. ["Trench Coat Mafia" member Alex MARSH - assesses the pair's personalities.] [THOMAS - lists crimes committed by Harris and Klebold.] [Former Trench Coat Mafia member Tad BOLES - says the group hung out together.] Statement from the Harris family quoted.

(Littleton, California: Peter Jennings) The international view of American society noted.

(No location given: Judy Muller) The victims of the school shooting featured; details given of the backgrounds of Rachel Scott, John Tomlin, teacher Dave Sanders and black student Isaiah Shoels. [Friends Breanna COOK, Valerie LARSON - remember Rachel and John.] [Nephew Rich JARMAN - remembers Sanders.] [Eyewitness Heidi JOHNSON, father Michael SHOELS - talk about Isaiah.]

(Littleton, California: Peter Jennings) Talk radio coverage of the aftermath of the shooting noted.

(Littleton, Colorado: Aaron Brown) The effort of the students to cope with the shooting examined. [Students Zach NOYES, Heather POOLE - wonder about the student victims.] [Parent Mary GARIBAY, youngster Cameron SOUTH - react and worry.] [Grief counselor Harriet HALL - says people need to talk.]

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
Foreman, Tom;
Jennings, Peter;
Muller, Judy
Duration:
00:10:40

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