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Berkowitz Guilty Pleas #499148

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 08, 1978
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(Studio) Accused Son of Sam murderer David Berkowitz pleas of guilty to 6 NYC murders and to setting of New York City fires he'd not been suspected of noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) Court proceedings detailed. Among those in court are family of last victim, Stacy Moskowitz, and surviving victim Donna DiMasi and parents of 1st victim, Donna Lauria. Questioning of Berkowitz by Judges Joseph River Corso, William Kappelman and Nicholas Tsovcalas, of Brooklyn, Bronx and Queens, respectively, outlined. Prosecutor's statement that Berkowitz had also pleaded guilty to setting fires reported New York's lack of death penalty noted. [Victim's mother, Mrs. DiMASI - would like for Berkowitz to have gotten electric chair.] [Mr. LAURIA - thinks justice done, but not way it really should have been.] [Mr. MOSKOWITZ - responds to court proceedings.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager Artist: Ida Libby Dengrove

Brinkley, David;
Hager, Robert

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