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Virginia Tech / Massacre / Cho / Gun Laws #857929

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 21, 2007
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Blacksburg, Virginia: Tom Costello) New information about Virginia Tech killer Cho Seung-Hui and funerals for the victims featured; scenes or photos shown from the funerals for Ryan Clark, Austin Cloyd, Rachel Hill, Jared‡ Lane and others and a memorial service in South Korea; details given about the investigations into Cho's e-mails. [WOMAN, mother Tammy HILL - remember.] Statement from Cho's family quoted. [In radio address, President BUSH - talks about mental health issues.] [Student's mother Faye O'DELL†- talks about the Cho family.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) The lingering question about how the shootings could happen introduced.

(New York: Pat Dawson) The issue of gun control, who is legal to own guns and the questions of Cho's mental health reviewed; details given about state and federal laws. [Gun store owner John MARKILL - talks about Cho's background check.] [Representative Carolyn McCARTHY - says Cho should never have been allowed to buy a gun.] [Virginia Commission on Mental Health Law Reform Richard BONNIE†- outlines the legal issues and practice.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) Further coverage of the Tech shootings on "Meet the Press" noted.

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Costello, Tom;
Dawson, Pat
Duration:
00:05:50

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