NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 31, 1987
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.
(NYC: Robert Bazell) Soc. scientists quoted regarding mass killings in Iowa and Arkansas. [Northwestern Univ. Dr. Jack LEVIN - comments on mass killings.] Richard Speck's killing of eight nurses in 1966 reviewed; scenes shown. Chas. Manson's mass murders remembered; scenes shown. [LEVIN - says mass killings incr. in US.] Psychologists quoted. Patrick Sherrill's killing spree in Edmond, OK, post office last year reviewed. [Psychologist Dr. Alfred COODLEY - describes what drives potential mass murderers to action.] [LEVIN - says mass murders trigger others to kill.] Mass murderers noted usually having fire arms experience.
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