This program is about 1 hour long
(Charleston, South Carolina: Anderson Cooper, Martin Savidge) The reaction of family members to the suspect & the shooting discussed; victims' photos shown. [Tywanza Sanders@ mother Felicia SANDERS, Bethane BROWN - speak in court.]
(Charleston, South Carolina: Anderson Cooper) The vigil, the gathering at the AME church where there is a makeshift memorial with the singing of "Amazing Grace" shown. [In court, Judge James GOSNETT@- speaks about the community.] [CNN's Sunny HOSTIN - talks about the community response to tragedy: singing; 2003 statement from Judge Gosnell that led to a reprimand.]
(Charleston, South Carolina: Anderson Cooper) The victims profiled; many photos shown of Sharonda Coleman-Singleton@. [Earlier, friend Rita WHIDBEE@, daughter Cameron SINGLETON - talk about Sharonda & her influence.]
(Columbia, South Carolina: Brian Todd) The confirmation that the shooter's sister, father & uncle called police after the shooting & that the shooter planned an act for a long time reviewed; photos shown to illustrate his racial hatred. [Roof friend Joey MEEKS@- says Roof had a plan, so he hid the gun, but put it back in the car; notes the parents gave him money with which he bought a gun; regrets no one took Dylann seriously.] [St. Paul's Lutheran Church Pastor Tony METZE@- asks for prayer.] What Meesk did & did not do & his role in calling the authorities after the shooting discussed.
(Charleston, South Carolina: Anderson Cooper) The charges against Roof noted. Live discussion held with former ATF agent Matthew Horace about Roof & guns. [HORACE - explains why Roof was not prevented from buying a gun.]
(No location given: Tom Foreman) The long controversy over the flying of the Confederate flag on the grounds of the South Carolina capital as per state law examined; flag shown; details given about state laws. [Governor Nikke HALEY@- Senator Lindsey GRAHAM - comment.]
(Charleston, South Carolina: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with Mayor Joe Riley about the killer's aim of a race war. [RILEY - says he broke the hearts of both black & white people; comments on the Confederate flag issue; notes Roof has been blinded by racism.]
(Charleston, South Carolina: Anderson Cooper) The gathering tonight shown with the singing of "We Shall Overcome" played & victims' photos shown.