The Killing of America  

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The Killing of America (1982) is an American documentary film tracing the origins of gratuitous violence in the United States. Directed by Sheldon Renan and narrated by Chuck Riley, the film was written by Leonard Schrader and his wife Chieko Schrader, with music by W. Michael Lewis and Mark Lindsay.

It featured notorious multiple killers such as Tony Kiritsis, Ted Bundy, Mark Essex, David Berkowitz, Kenneth Bianchi, Mark Essex, Jim Jones, Charles Manson, Herbert Mullin, Brenda Spencer and Charles Whitman. It also features serial killers John Wayne Gacy and the duo Elmer Wayne Henley and Dean Corll.

It also features the killing of both Kennedy's and Martin Luther King.


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