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Gun For Hire Ads #311072

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Peter Van Sant) Rising occurrences of murders and attempted murders believed committed by hired killers through ads they placed in "Soldier of Fortune "mag. examined; several exs. given, scenes shown. [OFFICIAL - describes contract killing.] [Investigator John HERRING - notes scope of killings.] [Gun for Hire Richard SAVAGE - describes requests for his services.] [Doug NORWOOD - describes attacks allegedly by hired gun Michael Wayne Jackson.] [Investigator Jim SWEARINGEN - cites ease in obtaining killer through ring.] [NORWOOD, SAVAGE - agree.] [HERRING - believes "Soldier of Fortune" was used as conduit.] [Mag. spokesperson Jim PATE - supports prosecution of such indivs.]

Rather, Dan;
Van Sant, Peter

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