A five-part podcast about a school shooting that didn’t happen, the line between thought and crime, and a Republican governor in a rural state who changed his mind about gun laws.
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Part 1: THE SHOOTING THAT DIDN'T HAPPEN
Jack Sawyer’s diary contained a startling confession. It landed him in jail, and sent shockwaves through the state of Vermont.
Part 2: HOW WE GOT HERE
Who is Jack Sawyer, and why did he want to kill his former classmates?
September 6, 2018 - Part 1: The Shooting That Didn’t Happen airs on All Things Considered at 6 p.m.
September 7, 2018 - Part 2: How We Got Here airs on All Things Considered at 6 p.m.
September 13, 2018 - Part 3: Thought, Or Crime? airs on All Things Considered at 6 p.m.
September 20, 2018 - Part 4: The Reversal airs on All Things Considered at 6 p.m.
September 28, 2018 - Part 5: Threat Assessment airs on All Things Considered at 6 p.m.
March 14, 2019 - Update: One Year Later airs on All Things Considered at 6 p.m.
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Reporters/producers: Liam Elder-Connors & Nina Keck
Project manager & editor: Emily Corwin
Senior editor & supervisor: Sarah Ashworth
Engineering support: Chris Albertine
Digital strategy & support: Jonathan Butler, Noah Villamarin-Cutter & Meg Malone
Managing editor for podcasts: Angela Evancie
Theme music: Ty Gibbons
Logo: Aaron Shrewsbury