Giffords still doesn’t know the details of the shooting—though she now knows she was shot. Initially she thought she had been in a car accident, but as her husband read her his newspaper, she noticed he was skipping stories and tried to grab the paper from his hands. He decided then to tell her what had happened. But she still doesn’t know some parts of the story, like that among the dead were a 9-year-old girl, her beloved young staffer Gabe Zimmerman, and her friend Judge John Roll.
Three months after the Arizona congresswoman was shot, Peter Boyer investigates what’s really going on with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
We’ve been intensely covering the tragedy in Arizona that occurred this past weekend that left Gabrielle Giffords in the ICU and six people dead, including a child and federal judge. Check our topic page to stay updated on Giffords’ condition, details about shooter Jared Lee Loughner, Palin’s other Arizona “targets,” and who the other casualties and victims of the shooting were.