via press release:
ABC’s Diane Sawyer Will Have First Television Interview Ever with Sue Klebold,
Mother of Columbine Shooter Dylan Klebold
Klebold Will Discuss the Topics Revealed in Her Memoir, “A Mother’s Reckoning,”
Including the Tragedy and What She Learned About Her Son
ABC News Primetime Special Examining Warning Signs of School Shootings and Mental Health
Will Air in February, 2016
Sawyer’s In-Depth Interview Will Air Across All ABC News Platforms
ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer will have the first television interview with Sue Klebold, mother of Columbine shooter Dylan Klebold. Klebold will discuss the topics revealed in her memoir, A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy.
The interview will air during a one-hour ABC News primetime special investigating school shootings and mental health in February, 2016. ABC will also report on the lasting impact of mass shootings on our communities and what might be done to prevent them from happening.?
A Mother’s Reckoning will be released on February 16, 2016 by Crown.
Klebold writes about coming to terms with the murder-suicide by her son and Eric Harris at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999. She shares potential warning signs and offers insights that may be able to help other parents and students in the future.
Klebold is donating all of her profits from the book to research and to charitable foundations with a focus on mental health issues.
Excerpts from Sawyer’s in-depth interview will air across all ABC News platforms, including “Good Morning America,” “World News Tonight with David Muir,” “Nightline,” ABCNews.com, ABC News Radio and ABC NewsOne.