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Littleton, Colorado / Columbine Shooting Anniversary #941255

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 20, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The 10th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre in Littleton, Colorado, introduced.

(Littleton, Colorado: Lester Holt) The lasting pain and memories of the shootings featured; scenes shown of the lie-down by gun control proponents at the Colorado capitol, people paying respects at the memorial near the school; details given of debunked rumors about the shootings. [Victim Val SCHNURR†- recounts being shot.] [“Columbine: A True Crime Story” author Jeffrey KASS†- comments on the plan of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold% to use propane bombs.] [Columbine principal Frank DeANGELIS†- comments on the failure to connect warning signs.] [“The Denver Post” columnist Mike LITTWIN†- notes we’ve given up trying to figure out what triggers these plots.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(No location given: Roger O’Neil) The impact of the tragedy on the career choices of survivors Crystal Woodman Miller, a motivational speaker, and Andrew Robinson, a filmmaker, featured; excerpts shown from Robinson’s film “April Showers.” [MILLER – says April 20th does not define her but has made her who she is today.] [ROBINSON – says you honor the memory by changing the way we look at school violence.]

Williams, Brian;
Holt, Lester;
O’Neil, Roger

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