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Florida / Bundy Execution #323818

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 23, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Florida State Prison: Bruce Hall) Tomorrow's scheduled execution of serial killer Theodore Bundy noted. Bundy reported confessing to more murders in effort to obtain stay of execution; details given, scenes shown. [WA state investigator Robert KEPPEL - says Bundy was born to kill.] Bundy's audio murder confession broadcast and quoted on screen. [Bundy author Richard LARSEN - says Bundy killed for thrill of power.] Florida child, Kimberly Leach, noted Bundy's last victim. [Florida prosecutor Jerry BLAIR - wants to see Bundy die.] No. of murders Bundy is suspected of committing noted. [KEPPEL - comments.] Bundy noted asserting that he dismembered his victims so that they would not be found. [Victim's mother Eleanore ROSE - says electric chair is too good for Bundy.] [Bundy author Hugh AYNESWORTH - says Bundy is a wimp.] [Florida Governor Bob MARTINEZ - comments on Bundy's plea.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Hall, Bruce
Duration:
00:02:50

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