ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 20, 1992
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Rostov-on-Don: David Ensor) Sensational murder trial in Russia of Andrei Chikatilo, who killed 53 people, featured; scenes shown from the courtroom and from the woods in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, where many of the victims were killed; details recalled of his original arrest in 1979 after the first murder. [CHIKATILO - (thru translator) talks about his perverted sexual drives.] The old Soviet approach of keeping the public ignorant of the crimes as they were being committed noted. [Prosecutor Nikolai GERASSIMENKO - (thru translator) comments.]
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.