Parkland and me on CBS Sunday Morning

CBS Sunday Morning did a really nice segment on the Parkland #NeverAgain students Sunday, and were nice enough to include me.

It was reported by Chip Reid, who did an amazing job interviewing me. It was mainly about the kids, so they just used a bit of me for context, covering it for nineteen years, since the first day of Columbine.

You can watch it here (and read the transcript), starting right about 2:40. My part:

. . . He says the Parkland teens have energized the dispirited gun control movement by giving it a youthful and hopeful face.

"What they figured out that we never figured out [is], that you make the survivor story more compelling than the killer story," Cullen said. "You put him on the back page."

Reid asked, "Did you ever think the heroes of the gun control movement would be high school kids?"

"Never occurred to me in a million years," Cullen replied.

All my Parkland stories for Vanity Fair here.

CBS Sunday Morning did a really nice segment on the Parkland #NeverAgain students Sunday, and were nice enough to include me.

(All this work will delay my gay soldiers book a bit, but it's giving me such renewed vigor to dive back into it.)

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