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Murder For Hire #306909

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 17, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Dallas, Texas: Peter Van Sant) Follow-up to earlier report on hired killers who advertise in "Soldier of Fortune" magazine featured; details given, scenes shown. Attempted bombing of American Airlines plane in Dallas last October recalled; scenes of bomb's 2nd detonation shown. [PASSENGERS - describe ordeal.] [sergeant John HERRING - lists various methods used by killers.] Albert Theilman's motive in hiring Richard Savage to bomb American Airlines plane mentioned; Theilman said responding to Savage's ad in "Soldier of Fortune". Savage noted hiring William Buckley to actually bomb plane. [Doug NORWOOD - claims Buckley shot him last August] No. attempts on Norwood's life, allegedly ordered by wife's former husband, noted. [NORWOOD - accuses Buckley of being professor contract killer.] [In videotape, BUCKLEY - describes murder technique; remarks transcribed on screen.] Buckley mentioned convicted in Georgia killing. [Lieutenant Jim SWEARINGEN - cites Buckley's willingness to kill for money.]

Rather, Dan;
Van Sant, Peter

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