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Berkowitz #53963

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 22, 1978
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(Studio) Report on events at sentencing for convicted Son of Sam killer, David Berkowitz, in NYC.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) Presence in court of some connected with Berkowitz' victims, include victim of last attack, Robert Violante, and mother of last victim Stacy Moskowitz, Mrs. Neysa Moskowitz, noted. Details of events in ctroom., when Berkowitz 1st refused to come for sentencing and then began chanting comments about victims as he entered room, given. Judge Joseph Corso's postponement of sentencing, in order that Berkowitz can undergo more psychiatric exams, reported.
REPORTER: James Walker Artist: Freda Reiter

Reasoner, Harry;
Walker, James

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