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The Making of a Russian Serial Killer

Journalist Robert Cullen was Newsweek's Moscow bureau chief in the Soviet Union. He has a new book The Killer Department." It's about one detective's eight year hunt for the man known as "the most savage serial killer in Russian history." Cullen is also the author of, "Twilight of Empire: Inside the Crumbling Soviet Bloc," about the breakup of the Soviet Union.


Other segments from the episode on March 12, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 12, 1993: Interview with Jim Galipeau; Interview with Robert Cullen; Tribute to Billy Eckstine.


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