After Newtown – Week of February 18th

After Newtown – Week of February 18th

Feb 17, 2013

In response to the tragic shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, WTVI and PBS will broadcast a series of special programs the week of February 18-22. These thoughtful and thought-provoking documentaries, magazine and news pieces are meant to add context, depth and nuance to the national conversation about gun violence in America. The series includes a Frontline magazine with reports on the battle over gun control and a psychological profile of the Connecticut shooter, Adam Lanza, a NOVA documentary on violence and the brain, two independent documentaries, one on the history of guns in America and the other examining how best to secure our schools and a week-long series of timely PBS NewsHour reports.

Our lineup that week will include:

Monday, February 18th through Friday, February 22nd at 7pm the PBS NewsHour will cover issues surrounding the Newtown school shooting

Tuesday, February 19th
After Newtown: Guns in America at 9pm
Frontline “Raising Adam Lanza” at 10:00pm

Wednesday, February 20th
NOVA “Mind of a Rampage Killer” 9:00pm
The Path to Violence 10:00pm