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Lepine's mother breaks her silence

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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In 2006, Monique Lepine discusses what it's like to be the mother of someone who caused so much suffering.
Medium: Radio
Program: World Report
Broadcast Date: Sept. 25, 2006
Guest(s): Monique Lepine
Reporter: Katherine Canty
Duration: 2:08

Last updated: May 27, 2013

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