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United States

29 April 2007

CBS News (USA), 60 Minutes, Transcript

As the smoke clears from the massacre at Virginia Tech, a couple of things have become apparent. First, the gunman, who had a history of mental illness, should have been prohibited under federal law from buying the guns he used in the attack, and second, as horrific as the tragedy was, it is not that uncommon. It is estimated that every year in the U.S., 1,000 homicides are committed by people with mental illness. It's not supposed to be that way. As correspondent... (

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