Columbine: it was 20 years ago today
It’s been 20 years. I’m not sure I have anything new to say. On April 20, 1999, at 11:19am MDT, the world changed.
Columbine: 17 years ago today
April 20, 1999. I remember exactly where I was, exactly what I was doing. My co-worker at US West, Joe Lopez, turned to me and said “hey Sammy, there’s been a shooting […]
Columbine High School, April 20, 1999, 11:19am MDT: “Go! Go!”
It’s been 15 years since Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold opened fire. I don’t have anything new to say, but I thought that we ought to pause and reflect on that day […]
Susan Klebold speaks
Susan Klebold, mother of Columbine High School killer Dylan Klebold, has finally, after all these years, decided to speak publicly about her son and the events of 4.20.99. She doesn’t give us […]
Columbine and the power of symbols
Part three of a series. In the days following the murders at Columbine High School I visited the school and the grounds of Clement Park. Those walks produced this piece, which was […]
Ten years on: was Columbine the rule or the exception?
Part two in a series How did it happen? Why did it happen? There’s simply no way to measure how many hours have devoted to these questions in the ten years and […]
Ten years on: the enduring lessons of Columbine
Part one of a series April 20, 2009: 11:19 am MDT Ten years ago a co-worker turned to me and said something that I’ll never forget, no matter how long I live: […]
It was eight years ago today
Posted: April 20, 2007: 11:19 am MDT Denver CO In 1999 I was the Electronic Communications Manager for US West’s internal comm group, and my team rode herd on several channels used […]