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Littleton, Colorado / School Shooting #430076

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 21, 1999
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(Littleton, Colorado: Charles Zewe) The day after the shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, by "Trench Coast Mafia" members Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold featured; scenes shown from the school area of grieving students. [Jefferson County, Colorado, Sheriff John STONE - comments on the case.] Statement from the Harris family cited. [Social worker Rochelle BRUNSDON - says it takes time to recover from such trauma.] [Victims' parents Richard CASTALDO, Shari SCHNURR - comment on their children's medical status.]

(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The world reaction to the school massacre outlined; details recalled of the March 13, 1996, shooting in Dublane, Scotland. [BRITONS - comment on the United States gun culture.]

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) Teens and access to guns featured; details given of the ways in which kids obtain guns and bombs. [Jefferson County, Colorado, sheriff's office Deputy Steve DAVIS - talks about the firepower at the Littleton high school.] [Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms director John MAGAW - says the firearms issue need national attention; points out how easy kids can make pipe bombs.] Statistics on teen participation in bombing incidents cited.

Shaw, Bernard;
Thomas, Pierre;
Woodruff, Judy;
Zewe, Charles

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