Kent State Shootings
Kent State Shootings: ‘How Could Our Government Do This to Our People?’

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Congressman Dennis Eckart reflects on where he was when the Kent State University Shootings occurred in 1970 and remembers asking himself how the government could do this and get away with it. Eckart discusses how close to home the shootings hit for him and his peers around him.

Cure Violence
Committed to Ending Chicago Gun Violence


Traveling through the greater Chicago area, including those neighborhoods most plagued by violence, filmmaker Lincoln Schatz and his team interviewed violence interrupters, outreach workers and community members including those from the Cure Violence network–an Illinois nonprofit dedicated to working with community and government partners to reduce violence. Created by Lincoln … Continue reading

Columbine High School Massacre
Friend of the Columbine Shooters Speaks Out

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Chris Morris, a friend of the Columbine shooters, talks about how he might have been able to see the shooting coming. He says that he thought he knew his two friends, and his surprise at their actions. His friends, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, murdered 12 students and one teacher … Continue reading

Columbine High School Massacre
‘Miracle Survivor’ Discusses the Columbine Shooting

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Nicole Nowlen, who was shot nine times during the Columbine shooting, speaks about the day and about why she will return to Columbine High School in the fall. The Columbine Massacre occurred on April 20, 1999, when two students began to fire upon students and teachers at Columbine High School … Continue reading

Columbine High School Massacre
Deputy on Exchanging Gunfire with Columbine Shooter

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Deputy Neil Gardner, a police officer stationed at Columbine High School, recalls the shooting and how close the bullets came to his car as the shooters began to aim at the policemen. On April 20, 1999, two students at Columbine High School opened fire on students and faculty at the … Continue reading

Columbine High School Massacre
Columbine Survivor Returns to Columbine High School

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Chris Scott, whose sister Rachel was one of the victims of the Columbine massacre, talks about the shooting and how it has affected his life. He says that his family uses Rachel’s story to help others going through tragedy. On April 20, 1999, two gunmen shot 12 students and one … Continue reading