The Murder of Quita Hague

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KPIX-TV Eyewitness News report from 10/20/73 featuring a report by Linda Shen on the murder of Quita Hague and attack on her husband Richard Hague. Also includes views of the crime scene brief scene and a press conference in which a police spokesman states: "We certainly feel that in San Francisco our streets are safe ... and this is the first attack of this type we have had in the city." This was the first attributed murder by a group of Black Muslims called the Death Angels and this series of murders in 1973/4 came to be known as the Zebra murders. Please note that we did not include some close-up shots from the crime scene in this web screener. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

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16mm color magentic sound film
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KPIX 114605

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