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California / McDonald's Massacre #298193

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 20, 1984
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(Studio) James Huberty, slayer of 21 in McDonald's restaurant in San Ysidro, California, characterized.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(San Ysidro, California) San Ysidro, California, scenes shown. Photos of Huberty shown. Life detailed; his recent hearing of voices noted. [Etna HUBERTY - says husband was striking back at society; not in right mind.] portions of local interview shown. [HUBERTY cries over slayings. Now wishes husband's earlier suicide attempt had been successful.] Hispanic character of San Ysidro and residents' connections with Mexico noted. Infant injured in shooting shown; Mexican grandparents noted. [San Diego police Norman STAMPER - notes problems of survivors.] Community's actions reported [Radio ANNOUNCER - gives information re: mental health assistance.] McDonald's chain said giving $1 million to aid victims of shooting. [MAN - tells of small individual gifts.] Alejandro Cortez shown placing memorial flowers at restaurant. [Voice of CORTEZ - explains his actions.]

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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