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Virginia Tech / Massacre / Cho #857625

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 17, 2007
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(Virginia Tech: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Virginia Tech: Bob Orr) The ruthless plan by South Korean-born Cho Seung-Hui in the killings at a dorm and classrooms at Virginia Tech University reviewed; campus diagrams and campus scenes and photos shown; details given from Cho's last note and about the two guns he used. [Shooter's roommate Karan GREWAL†, student Aimee FAUSSER†, Erin SPOONER†, Adam HOOVER†- comment on Cho's demeanor and the shooting.] The warning signs from Cho noted.

(Virginia Tech: Katie Couric) The coming together of the campus community featured; scenes shown from the gathering of students at the gym and football stadium. [President Charles STEGER, campus MINISTER - speak out.] [President BUSH - says they were in the wrong place at the wrong time.] Photos shown of slain students Ross Alameddine, Reema Samaha, professors Liviu Lebrescu†† and Jamie Bishop††. [STUDENT, student's brother Omar SAMAHA†- talk about the others.] [Student Trey PERKINS†- recalls what happened during the shooting.]

(Blacksburg, Virginia: Sharyn Alfonsi) What happened between the shootings by Cho Seung-Hui at the West Ambler Johnston Hall and the Norris classrooms examined; details given of the timetable for school actions and warnings on the campus. [Student Jessica RUEDISUELI†- comments on not knowing.] [Security expert Don HENNY‡- offers analysis.]

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Orr, Bob;
Alfonsi, Sharyn
Duration:
00:11:00

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