Violence and its terrifying randomness

Gest, Ted
December 1993
U.S. News & World Report;12/20/93, Vol. 115 Issue 24, p6
Discusses how unemployed handyman Colin Ferguson boarded a train carrying commuters from New York City to Long Island suburbs, pulled out a semiautomatic pistol and opened fire. How this and other deadly assaults have brought mayors and police chiefs to Washington demanding a national action plan against violence. Comments by Denver Mayor Wellington Webb; Crime legislation under debate.


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