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Springfield, Oregon / School Shooting #624387

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 23, 1998
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Springfield, OR: Kelly O'Donnell) The aftermath of the school shooting in Springfield, OR, by 15-year-old Kip Kinkel featured; scenes shown from his house, where an arsenal of bombs was recovered and at the fence memorial; details given of the condition of the victims. [Kinkel's parents' friend Denny SPERRY - recounts the troubles with Kip, who killed his parents.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The response from President Clinton to the school shootings noted.

(No location given: Rick Davis) The current culture of violence examined; details given of the week's school incidents in Fayetteville, Tennessee, Washington state, Saint Charles, Missouri, Galeski, Illinois and of the earlier shooting in Jonesboro, Arkansas and Edinboro, Pennsylvania. [Three EXPERTS - outline the signs of danger in children amidst a culture of violence.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Tomorrow's topics on Meet the Press noted.

Davis, Rick;
O'Donnell, Kelly;
Williams, Brian

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