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Eye On America Update (Columbine Warning Ignored) #397580

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 11, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Denver: Cynthia Bowers) The response of survivors and families of victims of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre in Littleton, Colorado, to the news that earlier warnings about gunman Eric Harris were ignored reported; details given about the report on Harris. [Columbine survivor Richard COSTALDO - says it is sad that the massacre could have been prevented.] [Columbine victim's father Brian ROHRBAUGH - says his son should be here.] [Columbine parent Judy BROWN - asks who stopped the warning.] [Richard Costaldo's mother Connie MICHALIK - asks why the sheriff did not follow up on warnings.] Statement from Jefferson County Sheriff John Stone quoted.

Bowers, Cynthia;
Rather, Dan

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