Virginia Tech, Five Years Later

Monday, April 16, 2012

Today marks five years since Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people and injured 25 others at Virginia Tech, making it the deadliest American shooting in history. Heavy media coverage has depicted an uptick in school shootings in recent years, but violence in American schools has been a problem for a long time. What have we learned since Virginia Tech?

Rebecca Coffey is a science journalist for Scientific American and Discover Magazine, and is the author of “Murders Most Foul: The School Shooters in Our Midst.”


Rebecca Coffey

Produced by:

Ben Gottlieb and Kristen Meinzer

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