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Pennsylvania / Amish School Shooting / School Security #840182

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 03, 2006
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The death total in the shooting at the Amish schoolhouse in Pennsylvania updated.

(Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania: Byron Pitts) Mass murderer Charles Roberts' background before the shooting examined; details given about what he said & wrote {excerpt quoted} to his wife about what he did 20 years ago & what he carried with him into the schoolroom; scenes shown from a vigil & of the school. [Pennsylvania state police commissioner Col. Jeffrey MILLER - comments on Roberts' note & how many rounds he fired.] [Teacher Brenda ROARK†- talks about the Roberts family.] [Local midwife Rita RHOADS†- remembers a girl who died.] The condition of the wounded girls & Amish tradition discussed.

(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Ladonia, Texas: Kelly Cobiella) School safety in a small town after the recent shootings featured; scenes shown from inside a school in Ladonia, Texas. [School principal Gregory CARPENTER†- worries are we ready.]

(Winnetka, Illinois: Cynthia Bowers) Changing school security in Winnetka, Illinois, featured; scenes shown from the school shooting in Winnetka in 1988 in which five second graders were wounded. [Former Winnetka school district superintendent Donald MOORE†- comments on the impact.] [Wilmette public school Glen "Max" McGEE†- comments on the crisis plan.]

Couric, Katie;
Pitts, Byron;
Cobiella, Kelly;
Bowers, Cynthia

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