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    Anger, torment grip Uvalde residents as details emerge on police response to the shooting

    Anger, torment grip Uvalde residents as details emerge on police response to the shooting

    Friday was supposed to be the first day of summer break for students in Uvalde, Texas. Instead the community is still reeling from the shooting that left 19 children and two school teachers dead. Days after the attack, new details are emerging about the law enforcement response and the terror inside classrooms at Robb Elementary School. Amna Nawaz reports from Uvalde. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 9 min
    How police officers should have reacted to the Texas elementary school shooting

    How police officers should have reacted to the Texas elementary school shooting

    Law enforcement in Uvalde, Texas is facing the ire of a grieving community as officers there admitted Friday that key decisions made during the time of the elementary school shooting were wrong. Fred Fletcher, retired Chattanooga police chief and former police commander in Austin, Texas, joins Williams Brangham to help us better understand some of the policing protocols used in school shootings. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 7 min
    Grief courses through Uvalde, Texas, as police response to the massacre is scrutinized

    Grief courses through Uvalde, Texas, as police response to the massacre is scrutinized

    There were growing concerns Thursday about how police responded to the deadly elementary school massacre in Uvalde, Texas that left 21 people dead, 19 of them children. Police indicated the school doors may have been unlocked when the gunman entered and that he managed to stay inside for an hour before he was killed. Amna Nawaz reports from Uvalde. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 11 min
    Bipartisan group of lawmakers look for solutions on gun violence

    Bipartisan group of lawmakers look for solutions on gun violence

    The attack at the Uvalde, Texas elementary school has once again raised questions about how to prevent the next tragedy. A bipartisan group of lawmakers met on Thursday in Washington to discuss what, if any, potential solutions could earn 60-votes in the Senate. Carl Hulse, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, joins Judy Woodruff from Capitol Hill to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 5 min
    Survivor of 2018 attack at Parkland school speaks out on spate of recent mass shootings

    Survivor of 2018 attack at Parkland school speaks out on spate of recent mass shootings

    The horror of what happened in Texas is leaving yet more families, friends and community members grieving and reeling over the loss of loved ones. It is an experience that many survivors and families know all too well from previous attacks at Sandy Hook, Aurora, Parkland, Columbine and too many others to count. John Yang talks about that with Aalayah Eastmond, a survivor of the Parkland shooting. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 6 min
    Researchers look for ways to identify young people who are on the 'pathway to violence'

    Researchers look for ways to identify young people who are on the 'pathway to violence'

    The massacre in Uvalde is again driving heated debate about the millions of guns owned by Americans, and how some clearly disturbed people can get those weapons and wreak havoc in an instant. Mark Follman, an editor at Mother Jones and author of "Trigger points," and Marisa Randazzo, executive director of threat assessment at the security firm, Ontic, join William Brangham to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 11 min

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