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Expert describes Montreal Massacre weapon

For 45 minutes on Dec. 6, 1989 an enraged gunman roamed the corridors of Montreal's École Polytechnique and killed 14 women. Marc Lepine, 25, separated the men from the women and before opening fire on the classroom of female engineering students he screamed, "I hate feminists." Almost immediately, the Montreal Massacre became a galvanizing moment in which mourning turned into outrage about all violence against women.

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Medium: Radio
Program: As It Happens
Broadcast Date: Dec. 7, 1989
Guest(s): Craig Ritchie
Host: Michael Enright, Alan Maitland
Duration: 5:29

Last updated: November 25, 2014

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