Tonight: KCET's SoCal Connected to Air Special Report on Mass Shootings at Elementary School in Connecticut | KCET
Tonight: KCET's SoCal Connected to Air Special Report on Mass Shootings at Elementary School in Connecticut
BURBANK, CA - December 14, 2012 - In the wake of today's
mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., SoCal
will air a special report covering the latest news and information on the
school tragedy that has left 28 dead and shaken the nation.
program will cover issues including:
How to Talk to Your Young Children About
The Anatomy of a Lone Gunman
The President's Emotional Address to the
How the Media Covers National Tragedies
Connected anchor Val Zavala and contributor Madeleine
Brand will speak with Southern California experts to offer insight around these
issues, including Dr. Catherine Mogil, a clinical psychologist and Co-Director
of UCLA's Child and Family Trauma Service, who advises us on what to tell our
kids; and Stephen Diamond, a forensic psychologist who will discuss the
psychology of a mass shooter. Tonight's episode airs at 7 p.m. and repeats
at 10:30 p.m.
Connected, winner of the Peabody and duPont-Columbia
awards, 17 Emmy® Awards, 19 Golden Mikes, 41 LA Press Club Awards, two Gracie
Awards, and three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, including Best News
Documentary and Los Angeles Magazine's "Best New Local TV
Program" of 2009, airs nightly at 5:30 p.m. with an encore at 10 p.m.
(beginning Dec. 17) exclusively on KCET. For more information, to view episodes
online or to leave comments, please visit www.socalconnected.org.
Connected is made possible through the generous support
of The Ahmanson Foundation serving the Los Angeles community since 1952; Jim
and Anne Rothenberg; the MaddocksBrown Foundation; The John Randolph Haynes and
Dora Haynes Foundation; and The California Endowment.
online and in the community, KCET plays a vital role in the cultural and
educational enrichment of Southern and Central California. KCET offers a wide
range of award-winning local programming as well as the finest public
television programs from around the world. KCET currently produces the Emmy®,
duPont-Columbia and Peabody Award-winning SoCal Connected, a
hard-hitting prime-time nightly television news program that examines the
issues and people of Southern California. Throughout its 48-year history, KCET
has won hundreds of major awards for its local and regional news and public
affairs programming, its national drama and documentary productions, its
quality educational family and children's programs, its outreach and community
services and its website, kcet.org. KCET is a donor-supported community
institution. For additional information about KCET productions, web-exclusive
content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org.
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