The Lost Tapes: Son of Sam

Network: Smithsonian Channel
Airs: Sunday, July 30, 2017 – 9PM
Part of the network series: The Lost Tapes

An in-the-moment retelling of one of the most notorious and bizarre series of murders in the history of the United States.  In 1976 and 1977 a chilling string of lover’s lane murders in and around New York City shocked the nation.  Part portrait of a city in decay and a city in fear, this episode uses rare images and footage to recount how a man who called himself “The Son of Sam”
terrorized America’s largest city.