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Thursday, April 29, 1999 Published at 14:30 GMT 15:30 UK

World: Americas

Denver killings: Special report

The lessons of tragedy
"They desperately want to believe the horror they experienced will never happen again": Washington Correspondent Stephen Sackur asks what lessons Americans will draw from the Denver high school killings.

Stephen Sackur: Local people try to come to terms with tragedy
Tom Carver: "Clinton struggled to explain what provoked the carnage"
President Clinton: "We must do more to reach out to our children"

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Timetable of terror
The massacre at Columbine High School began around mid-morning: How the tragedy unfolded.

Stephen Sackur: "Suburban high school turned into killing field"
Four witnesses describe the shooting
Tom Foreman on ABC News: Teachers yelled for students to run

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When children kill
The shooting at Columbine High School in Denver is the latest in a string of school attacks that have horrified the United States over the past 18 months.

Michael Corbin from Paranet radio in Denver: "A very bizarre situation"

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