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40 Years Later....
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL TELLS THE
HARROWING STORY OF A CITY ON EDGE IN
THE LOST TAPES: SON OF SAM Premieres Sunday July 30th at 9PM ET/PT
Ric Speaks with Documentary Filmmaker Tom Jennings
on the 40th Anniversary of the Murder Spree
that Terrorized New York City
For more than a year, a serial killer known as “Son of Sam” terrorized New York City, killing six people and critically wounding seven others. On July 29, 1976, David Berkowitz began a murder spree that left law enforcement baffled and the public afraid to leave their homes, igniting a national media frenzy in the process. Using rarely seen press conferences, interviews and news footage, Smithsonian Channel's The Lost Tapes: Son of Sam recounts the search for one of the most notorious serial killers in history -- as if it were all unfolding in real time.
Tom can discusses the new documentary, what made "Son of Sam" one of the most feared and memorable serial killers in American history, and how the media's