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School Shootings / Red Lake, Minnesota / Pearl, Mississippi #784133

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 22, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Red Lake, Minnesota: David Mattingly) The aftermath of the school shooting by Chippewa teenager Jeff Weise at Red Lake High School on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in Minnesota featured; scenes shown from the school while the random shootings are recounted; details given of Weise's pro-Nazi comments on a Libertarian National Socialist Green Party Website & of his family background. [Southern Poverty Law Center Mark POTOK†- offers perspective on a "very screwed up kid."]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The series of school shootings in a two-year period from 1997-1999 reviewed; scenes shown from the several sites, including the April 20, 1999, shootings at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado.

(Pearl, Mississippi: Candy Crowley) The shooting at the high school in Pearl, Mississippi, October 1, 1997, revisited; details given about the security changes. [Police Chief William SLADE†- recalls what happened; says the key is to talk to the kids.] [Former Pearl County superintendent William DODSON†- says we did not want an armed camp.]

Brown, Aaron;
Mattingly, David;
Crowley, Candy

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