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With guest host Jane Clayson.
After the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, we'll have the latest news from Orlando and expert analysis.
The massacre this weekend in Orlando, Florida is many things: it’s the deadliest in America’s long list of shooting rampages. To ISIS, it is the most successful terror strike on U.S. soil since 9/11. To this country’s gay community, it is an emotionally-shattering expression of homophobia. To law enforcement, it’s the crime it can’t anticipate or prevent. This hour On Point, the massacre in Orlando. — Jane Clayson
J.M. Berger, research analyst and writer. Fellow at the program on extremism at the George Washington University. Co-author, with Jessica Stern, of "ISIS: The State of Terror." Author of the book, "Jihad Joe." (@intelwire)
Peter Blair, director of the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training Center at Texas State University. Co-author of the F.B.I.'s Study of Active Shooter Incidents In The United States Between 2000 And 2013.
Hannah Willard, policy and outreach coordinator for Equality Florida.
From the Reading List
Tampa Bay Times: 50 killed at Orlando nightclub in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history — " Fifty people were killed overnight near closing time at a gay club in the deadliest mass shooting in American history. Dozens more were injured, including 53 who were hospitalized overnight, according to Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. The FBI took over the investigation, and officials labeled the massacre an act of domestic terrorism."
NBC News: 'Absolute Devastation' Among Orlando's LGBTQ Community — "Orlando's gay community is in 'utter shock' after falling victim to the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, a local LGBTQ leader said. Approximately 50 people are dead and 53 wounded after a gunman opened fire and took hostages at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida."
Washington Post: Ex-wife of suspected Orlando shooter: ‘He beat me’ -- "The ex-wife of the 29-year-old man suspected of killing 50 people in a Orlando nightclub early Sunday said that he was violent and mentally unstable and beat her repeatedly while they were married."
This program aired on June 13, 2016.
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