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Other News: Nicaragua Strike / Hillside Strangler #52882

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 07, 1978
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(Studio) Reports with regard to end to general strike in Nicaragua against Somoza regime; and letter received on Monday by Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley allegedly from Hillside strangler.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Los Angeles, California) Release of part of letter noted; section of it quoted. [Assistant police chief Daryl GATES - states that there's nothing in letter to authenticate it as from strangler, but contents do give it air of urgency and that it has gotten interest of self and experienced investigators.] Letter writer's offer to send police item to authenticate claim noted; Gates' refusal to identify item cited. [GATES - says item would assure suspect's identity as strangler.] Bradley and police await next communication from suspect.
REPORTER: Tom Schell

Reasoner, Harry;
Schell, Tom

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