Columbine shooter's mom breaks her silence

Posted at 3:47 PM, Feb 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-12 18:52:17-05

After nearly 17 years, Sue Klebold, the mother of Columbine shooter Dylan Klebold, is speaking on television for the first time about the tragedy, the victims, the relationship with her son and what it was like inside their home.

The ABC News exclusive interview is airing Friday, Feb. 12 in a special edition of 20/20 with Diane Sawyer. You can watch it on ABC10 at 10 p.m., followed by your local headlines on 10News at 11 p.m. TV LISTINGS

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The ABC News primetime special 'Silence Broken: A Mother's Reckoning' examines the impact of and lessons from the tragic day that changed America. Sawyer reports on teenage mental health, potential clues that could help a parent learn if their child is in crisis, and if it is possible to prevent the next school shooting.

Klebold discusses her experience in her memoir, A Mother’s Reckoning:  Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy, which will be released on February 15, 2016, by Crown. Klebold is donating all of her profits from the book to research and to charitable foundations with a focus on mental health issues.