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A Closer Look (Littleton, Colorado, School Shooting: The Internet) #185822

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 22, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The role of the Internet in the lives of the two killers at the Littleton, Colorado, school introduced.

(New York: Gina Smith) The computer games played by teen murderers Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold examined; scenes shown from the game "Doom" and from Harris's Websites. [hatewatch.org David GOLDMAN - says the boys may have gotten bomb-making information from the Internet.] [Harvard child psychiatrist Dr. Gene BERESIN - explains the player's role in "Doom."]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: John Miller) The issue of whether investigators public or private should be monitoring the Internet examined. [Simon Wiesenthal Center's Rabbi Abraham COOPER - says Harris and Klebold rubbed shoulders with the violent sub-culture.] [ATF director John MAGAW - says the Internet is open.] [Center for Media Education Kathryn MONTGOMERY - opposes government surveillance.]

Jennings, Peter;
Miller, John;
Smith, Gina

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