Monday, April 22, 2019

COLUMBINE - Mass Shooting 20 Years Later

"How survivors of Columbine are coping, 20 years later" PBS NewsHour 4/17/2019


SUMMARY:  It has been nearly 20 years since the first mass school shooting in the U.S. -- the shocking tragedy at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, on April 20, 1999.  As a “credible” threat closed Columbine and hundreds of other Denver schools Wednesday, John Ferrugia of Rocky Mountain PBS shares part of an upcoming documentary [video link] featuring survivors of the massacre in their own words.

"What we have learned, 20 years after Columbine" PBS NewsHour 4/17/2019


SUMMARY:  How are those closest to the Columbine school shooting observing its 20th anniversary?  Coni Sanders’ father, David, was a teacher and coach at Columbine and the only adult killed -- but not before he warned hundreds of students to safety.  David Cullen is a journalist who was at the scene.  Lisa Desjardins talks to both of them about their memories of horror and how life has moved forward since.

"Twenty years after Columbine, what’s changed and what hasn’t" PBS NewsHour 4/20/2019


SUMMARY:  Today marks 20 years since the Columbine High School shooting near Denver, Colorado, where two students killed 12 classmates and a teacher before turning their guns on themselves.  As members of the community gathered Saturday for a day of remembrance, Dave Cullen who wrote a book about the massacre, joined Hari Sreenivasan to talk about what’s changed, and what hasn’t, since Columbine.

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