Urban legends and Columbine

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the horrific mass-murder at Columbine High School.  It was one of the most-reported events in recent memory, with hundreds of eyewitnesses and endless media saturation.  And yet…much of what we think we know about Columbine is wrong.  So claims author Dave Cullen in his new book, simply titled Columbine.  It’s a fascinating case study in how urban legends are born, nurtured and perpetuated.  (And in the face of misinformation like this, people still think we can know something that happened 2,000 years ago.)  For more read this CNN report.

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