“Yes, in 1979, another inmate—I guess to make a name for himself—tried to take my life. And he stuck me when I wasn't looking with a razor and opened up the whole side of my neck. And it was a miracle that I survived. When I went down to the prison infirmary, I walked down there on my own and I didn't really lose much blood. So I could just walk down there. And they sewed me up.”


Berkowitz describes an attempt on his life at Attica State Prison. IInterview with Larry King on CNN. Aired October 26, 2002.

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