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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 10, 2011
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Statistics on bullying of middle- and high school students cited.

(Trevorton, Pennsylvania: Jim Axelrod) The intensification of the White House focus on bullying featured; details given about the suicide of bullying victim Britney Tongel†; map shown of states with bullying laws. [Tongel’s foster parents Lisa and Terry LaFORME††- comment.] [Line Mountain School District superintendent David CAMPBELL†- notes schools are not meant to replace parents.] [Anti-Defamation League director of civil rights Deborah LAUTER†- comments on unclear state laws.] [President OBAMA - says this conference is to dispel the myth that bullying is a harmless rite of passage.]

Couric, Katie;
Axelrod, Jim

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