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Virginia Tech / School Shooting / Anniversary / Gun Control #890504

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 16, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The first anniversary of the shooting massacre at Virginia Tech University featured; scenes shown of the on-campus ceremonies that included the reading of the names of the slain students and teachers. [Governor Tim KAINE†- speaks about April 16 a year ago.]

(Blacksburg, Virginia: Chip Reid) The efforts after the Virginia Tech shooting by Seung-hui Cho†† to tighten gun control laws examined; details given about the slow progress on the state level in creating a data base of the mentally ill, including slow closing of the gun show loophole. [Victim's mother Holly SHERMAN - comments on her personal goal.] [Brady Campaign president Paul HELMKE†- says the mentally ill can still buy guns.] [Virginia house of delegates Delegate H. Morgan GRIFFITH†- comments on gun access.]

Couric, Katie;
Reid, Chip

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