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Sensational Crimes of the 70s: Serial Murders and Cult Killings

April 06, 2019 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Sensational Crimes of the 70s: Serial Murders and Cult Killings

The 1970s witnessed the emergence of high-profile serial killers: Son of Sam, the Hillside Stranglers, John Wayne Gacy, Theodore Bundy and many others. Americans were shocked by crimes orchestrated by charismatic cult leaders such as Charles Manson and Jim Jones. Author and professor of criminology at Northeastern University James Alan Fox examines these and other hideous crimes with an eye toward explaining the motivation for murder and the means by which the perpetrators were identified and captured.

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