Columbine High School Massacre

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An event that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School near Littleton, Colorado, in which two heavily armed students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, attacked their schoolmates, killing 12 students and one teacher and injuring another 21 students. The pair then committed suicide
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Haggard's presentation also included the single best debriefing on the Columbine incident I've experienced.
The bad news is that much of the progress made in the months and early years following the Columbine incident has stalled and even slipped backward in recent years.
According to the NSSC report, these events began in March of 1998 with an event in an Arizona middle school, and continued in 1999 with the Columbine incident, in March of 2005 with an event at Minnesota's Red Lake High School, and in 2006 with the Amish school incident.
"I've stuck by Paddy and this was his first winner for me since the Columbine incident," Nesbit said.
The Columbine incident clearly showed that large numbers of personnel (fire, law enforcement, medical, emergency-management, federal) from multiple jurisdictions can be called on to assist in an emergency.
THE SECOND HALF OF THE PRODUCTION zooms in on the specifics of the Columbine incident, focusing on the creepy though heart-wrenching stories of Harris and Klebold, portrayed with tamped-down rage by Karl Miller and Will Rogers.
As Tonso's (2002) microanalysis of the Columbine incident reveals, the emphasis of school officials, policymakers, and the media on warning signs for possible future violence and its causes, such the production of difference and otherness, led them to overlook the push for "standardization" within schools.
Van Sant's "Elephant" poeticizes a fictionalized Columbine incident; Samira Makhmalbaf's "At Five in the Afternoon" choppily examines women in post-Taliban Afghanistan; Andre Techine's "Strayed" takes a muted look at a few characters on the run from the Nazis in 1940 France.
In the cases of both the Buell shooting and the Columbine incident, Moore focuses on the involvement of the NRA--a group that visited both areas immediately following the shootings in order to hold pro-gun rallies (over the protest of local community groups), and one that the film implies has direct ties to the Klu Klux Klan.
He believes the Columbine incident clearly demonstrates that gun violence has become part of everyday American life.
Additional bomb scares, weapon violations, accusations of threatening behavior, and discovery of plans to mimic the Columbine incident were reported in Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia, and Washington DC.
Wright: Look at something like the Columbine incident, and you see that volatile teenage minds will express themselves with the tools that they are given.