MYS167: A terrifying series of killings in NYC in 1976 included letters to police from the killer calling himself “Son of Sam”. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss what happened, how David Berkowitz was arrested and confessed, and then ask did he really act alone?
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Links for this episode:
- Maury Terry’s book The Ultimate Evil
- Netflix documentary
- David Berkowitz (Wikipedia)
- Son of Sam Law
- David Berkowitz’s official website
- “Lost Tapes” 1970s news coverage
- UPI story on guilty pleas
- “In his own words” interviews (videos)
- CBN Interview (text)
- History of NYC in the 1970s
- Inside Edition interview 1993 pt. 1
- Inside Edition interview 1993 pt. 2
- Inside Edition 1999
- Larry King interview 1999
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