June 2, 1999
Vol. 18, Issue 38
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PAGE 32 - Commentary
Two weeks ago, President Clinton went to Colorado to commemorate the one-month anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings. Occurring on the day that a copycat gunman had shot six of his classmates in a Conyers, Ga., high school, the May 20 visit was a natural forum for decrying violence in movies, profanity on the Internet, and the surfeit of firearms throughout our society.
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