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Beslan, Russia: 2004 School Siege- Part 2 {format} {format} 7:46 Kelly McEvers

The conclusion of this two-part series on the 2004 takeover of a school in Beslan Russia by Chechnyn militants. Could negotiations could have prevented the tragic end to the siege? (See the Beslan Timeline: How the School Siege Unfolded.) [transcript]

Broadcast: Sep 1 2006 on NPR Day to DaySeries: Russian School Siege- 2004 Subjects: War, International, Historical, Religious