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Washington, DC / Pentagon Shooting / Bedell / Avlon Interview #960390

CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 05, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Hollister, California: Dan Simon) A profile of John Bedell†, who shot up the Pentagon, presented; scenes shown from YouTube of Bedell speaking; details given about his background, his proposal to the Pentagon, his troubles with the law, his erratic behavior across the country. [San Diego State University professor David PARENT†, San Benito County Sheriff Curtis HILL†- talk about Bedell.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "Wingnuts" author John Avlon about the anti-government movement. [AVLON - says Bedell is angry about the government: a conspiracy theorist who is mentally disturbed; calls it an example of "fright wing" politics that comes out of the Internet.] Photos shown of the two wounded officers.

Cooper, Anderson;
Simon, Dan

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