ABC's Diane Sawyer Will Have First Television Interview Ever with Sue Klebold, Mother of Columbine Shooter Dylan Klebold

ByVan Scott
July 23, 2015, 12:50 PM

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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.comABC News Radio and ABC NewsOne.

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