CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 23, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Atlanta, Georgia: Peter Van Sant) Hired killers examined; details given, scenes shown. Ads placed in "Soldier of Fortune" magazine by such killers noted. [Lieutenant Jim SWEARINGEN - considers group domestic terrorists.] [HITMAN - testifies on Robert Spearman's request for wife's murder.] Hired killer John Wayne Hearn's "Soldier of Fortune" ad quoted on screen. [Investigator Wiley SCOTT - believes Hearn was on way to becoming serial killer.] [Voice of HEARN - discusses job with wife who hired him to kill husband.] [Investigator John HERRING - cites number hired killers advertising in "Soldier of Fortune".] No. murder-for-hire investigations linked to mag. mentioned. [Doug NORWOOD - explains suing magazine for attempts on his life.] [Hired killer Richard SAVAGE - describes job offers.] Mag. said discontinuing such ads.
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