Dave on TV & Radio
After Newtown—Dec 2012
- ABC: Katie
- CBS: CBS This Morning (w/ Charlie Rose & Gayle King)
- MSNBC: Rachel Maddow (I start 6 minutes in, led in from her monologue.)
- NPR: On The Media
- MSNBC: Up With Chris Hayes (I start at 3:40.)
- C-SPAN: Washington Journal
- See my Facebook page for links to latest, and several more recent appearances on MSNBC, CNN, longer NPR segments, etc.
After Aurora—July 2012
- CNN: with Brooke Baldwin
- PBS: Newshour (I start 6.5 minutes in.)
- MSNBC: Up With Chris Hayes
- MSNBC: Now With Alex Wagner
- NPR: The Takeaway
Book launch highlights
Jan. 11, 2011. Ratigan interviewed Dave about the tragedy in Tucson, particularly why we should stop calling these events "senseless," and four major categories of mass murders. The segment was titled, "Inside the mind of a killer." Watch.
Oct. 12, 2009. ABC included commentary from Dave in its piece examining the surprise publication of an essay by Sue Klebold in O Magazine. Sue described her family's response to the tragedy, and what she learned from it in-depth for the first time. Watch.
Oct. 12, 2009. Today included commentary from Dave in its piece examining the surprise publication of an essay by Sue Klebold in O Magazine. Sue described her family's response to the tragedy, and what she learned from it in-depth for the first time. Watch.
Sep. 30, 2009. GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons interviewed Dave about COLUMBINE. Follow the link and scroll down to the Sep. 30 entry.
Apr. 26, 2009. Book TV Executive Producer Peter Slen interviewed Dave on the UCLA campus during the LA Times Book Festival. Watch.
Apr. 20, 2009. Maddow interviewed Dave about Columbine live via satellite, on the tenth anniversary, a few minutes after he left the commemoration ceremony. Watch.
Apr. 20, 2009. BBC anchor Matt Prei interviewed Dave about the massacre via satellite, on the tenth anniversary. The segment, titled "The Psychology of Columbine Killings," ran on the network's nightly American broadcast. Watch.
Apr. 20, 2009. Lynn Neary interviewed Dave for a piece called "The Lessons Of Columbine." The description from NPR's site begins:"Ten years ago Monday, news started trickling out of Colorado about a shooting at a high school called Columbine. It didn't take long for the news media to descend, and reporter Dave Cullen was one of the first journalists on the story." Listen. Read the program summary at NPR.
Apr. 20, 2009. Host Neal Conan inteviewed Dave and took listener callers for a segment titled "COLUMBINE Debunks the Myths of the Massacre." NPR's program description includes the following: "In his interview with Neal Conan, Cullen warns of the pitfalls of reaching quick conclusions about the "why" behind tragedies like those at Columbine and Virginia Tech. "Key information doesn't come out for months or even years," he cautions, "so if you start to come to a determination of why within hours, it may be years before you have the information to make that conclusion."" Listen. Read the program summary at NPR.
truTV (formerly Court TV)
August 2009. Ashleigh Banfield interviewed Dave live via satellite, about parallels between Columbine and the Alvaro Castillo case, during Castillo's murder trial. Watch: Video coming soon.
Mar. 29, 2009. Dave was interviewd for Newsweek On Air about COLUMBINE, and the magazine's essay about the book.
To watch, scroll down the list to the March 29, 2009 episode, and click play. The Columbine portion of the show begins at Minute 35:26 into the show.
2006. CNN created an hour-long documentary examining mass murderers, including the Columbine killers. It featured on-camera interviews with Dave. Watch: Video coming soon.
2006. National Geographic Channel examined the Columbine tragedy in an hour-long documentary called "The Final Report: Columbine." It featured on-camera interviews with Dave.
Read: Program overview at the National Geographic site. Watch: Dave's on-camera interviews from the show, edited together (five minutes.) COMING SOON. Watch: Two-minute video overview of the show (does not include Dave).
Talk of the Nation
Apr. 20, 2004. On the fifth anniversary of Columbine, Talk of the Nation Neal Conan interviewed Dave and took calls about the killers' motives. Read: Program summary at NPR. Listen: Real Media Windows Media