“I like Clint Eastwood, Charles Bronson. I watched ‘Magnum Force’ the other night. It was all right. Clint Eastwood, he always plays good. I watch ’60 Minutes,’ the news, keep up on the outside world. And Carol Burnett. I watch her comedy show. What’s that dude who played in ‘Shaft’? Richard Roundtree? I like him. Him and Eastwood and Bronson. They’re violent players.”


Speck describes what he watches on TV in prison. From a 1978 interview with Chicago Tribune columnist Bob Greene at Statesville Prison in Illinois. It was the only interview that Speck, who hated the media, ever granted.

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