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Virginia Tech / Massacre / Cho / A Discussion #863908

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 19, 2007
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(Virginia Tech: Anderson Cooper) The developing story on the massacre at the Virginia Tech University by student Cho Seung-Hui updated; details given about his manifesto, how he bought his second gun, what his family is saying. [Cho roommate Karan GREWAL†- talks about Cho fooling us.] [Cho's great aunt KIM Yang-Soon†- {thru translator} says Cho was very cold.] [In the hospital, wounded student Garrett EVANS†- recounts what happened.] Considerations about the Tech students' semester noted.

(Virginia Tech: John King) Cho's behavior as a silent loner examined; scenes shown from Cho's dorm suite, of the dorm where the first shootings occurred, the cafeteria, the stable where Emily Hilscher was a member. [GREWAL - talks about whether Cho may have filmed his video in the suite.] [Dorm resident Kevin TOSH†- talks about the first two victims.] What investigators are looking for in Cho's computers and papers and how Cho seldom talked to others discussed; scenes shown from inside the suite.

(Virginia Tech: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New York: Randi Kaye) Cho's background reviewed; photos and his video sent to NBC shown. [Forensic psychiatrist Dr. Helen MORRISON - comments on Cho's behavior, mental state, sense of self, how he hid himself, how he looked like a mercenary in later pictures, his two one-act plays.]

(Virginia Tech: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Morrison and psychiatrist/author Dr. Gail Saltz† about Cho. [MORRISON - says Cho had been building his rage for years; comments on theories of paranoia and homosexuality; outlines the problems with a paranoid psychotic.] [SALTZ - talks about the behavior of people with severe paranoia; comments on the paranoid's delusions.]

Cooper, Anderson;
King, John;
Kaye, Randi

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