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American Agenda (Crime: Murder For Hire) #162844

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 04, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: James Walker) ABC News investigation of middle class hit men presented with specific cases cited as examples; surveillance video with audio shown of a contract agreement in which Florida grandmother Lee Goldsmith hired a hit man to kill her daughter's husband. The conviction of teacher's aide Diane Barkhart for hiring a high school student to kill her estranged husband also cited. [Security analyst Louis MIZELL, criminologist James FOX, Houston prosecutor Dan RIZZO - offer perspectives on the phenomenon of middle class murder for hire.] The case in which David Lufken hired a hit man to murder the unborn twins of his girlfriend detailed.

Jennings, Peter;
Walker, James

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