by Dave Cullen
January 17, 2011 Within moments of the shootings in Tucson, citizens, commentators and public figures publicly debated the motives of alleged shooter Jared Lee Loughner. Was he mentally ill? Or was it poor parenting? In times of tragedy, it can be tempting to point fingers at the perpetrators' parents.
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April 20, 2009 Ten years ago today, news started trickling out of Colorado about a shooting at a high school called Columbine. It didn't take long for the news media to descend, and reporter Dave Cullen was one of the first journalists on the story.
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April 20, 2009 Popular explanations for the terror Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold wreaked on their Colorado high school often mention bullying. But Dave Cullen has been following the story since that deadly day, and in his new book, Columbine, he reveals the real story of their rampage.
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April 17, 2009 In his new book, Dave Cullen delivers a clear-eyed portrait of the brains behind the Columbine killings. He says the massacre wasn't an emotional outburst or revenge fantasy carried out by a couple of social outcasts. Reviewer Susan Jane Gilman calls the book strong, but says it doesn't quite sing.
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