A&E INVESTIGATES SCHOOL SHOOTINGS & THE TRAGEDY AT VIRGINIA TECH WITH "A KILLER ON CAMPUS: A BILL KURTIS SPECIAL REPORT"
FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGIST N.G. BERRILL TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE ANALYSIS OF THE UNSEALED PORTION OF 4000 WORD MANIFESTO FROM SEUNG-HUI CHO
PREMIERES THURSDAY, MAY 3 @ 10 PM ET/PT
A&E teams up with award-winning journalist Bill Kurtis to go beyond the headlines and news clips, providing context to the recent tragedy at Virginia Tech and other recent school shootings with A KILLER ON CAMPUS: A BILL KURTIS SPECIAL REPORT, premiering Thursday, May 3 @ 10 PM ET/PT.
The one-hour special, hosted and narrated by Bill Kurtis, tries to answer the question why. Exploring the tragic story from every angle the special features in-depth interviews with students, faculty and witnesses as well as experts in forensic psychology, criminal profiles and school shootings. Delving deep into the mind of a killer the experts will offer perspective on what could cause a person to commit such a heinous act, examine the type of people who have been involved in recent shootings and hypothesize why there has been a proliferation of shootings over the past ten years.
Dr. N.G Berrill a forensic psychologist with over 20 years experience who is on the faculty at John Jay College of Criminal Justice will have exclusive access to the bone-chilling 4000 word manifesto, mailed to NBC by Cho on the day of the shootings. This is the first time the disturbing contents will have been viewed outside of investigators analyzing the case. Dr. N.G. Berrill agreed to exclusively review the documents for A&E and offer his opinion on what was going on in the mind of Seung Hui Cho.
Other Interviews include:
� Dr. Louis Schlesinger � Forensic Psychologist, Professor at John Jay College
� Dr. James Gilligan � Prison Psychologist and author of "Preventing Violence" and "Violence: Our Deadly Epidemic and Its Causes"
� Katherine Newman - Sociology Professor at Princeton University and author of "Rampage: The Social Roots of School Shootings"
� Dr. Bob Bechtel � University of Arizona professor who shot and killed a fellow student who had been bullying him at Swathmore College in 1955
� Karan Grewal - Suitemate of gunman Seung-Hui Cho
� Chris Davids - Attended high school with gunman Seung-Hui Cho
� Clint Van Sant - former FBI profiler