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Ultimate Evil Maury Terry

Ultimate Evil By Maury Terry

Ultimate Evil by Maury Terry

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The true crime cult classic that inspired an upcoming Netflix documentary series and companion podcast, The Ultimate Evil follows journalist Maury Terry s terrifying investigation into the true evil behind the Son of Sam murders.

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Ultimate Evil: The Search for the Sons of Sam by Maury Terry

The true-crime cult classic that inspired the Netflix docuseries The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness and a companion podcast, The Ultimate Evil follows journalist Maury Terry s decades-long investigation into the terrifying truth behind the Son of Sam murders. On August 10, 1977, the NYPD arrested David Berkowitz for the Son of Sam murders that had terrorized New York City for over a year. Berkowitz confessed to shooting sixteen people and killing six with a .44 caliber Bulldog revolver, and the case was officially closed. Journalist Maury Terry was suspicious of Berkowitz s confession. Spurred by conflicting witness descriptions of the killer and clues overlooked in the investigation, Terry was convinced Berkowitz didn t act alone. Meticulously gathering evidence for a decade, he released his findings in the first edition of The Ultimate Evil. Based upon the evidence he had uncovered, Terry theorized that the Son of Sam attacks were masterminded by a Yonkers-based cult that was responsible for other ritual murders across the country. After Terry s death in 2015, documentary filmmaker Josh Zeman (Cropsey, The Killing Season, Murder Mountain) was given access to Terry s files, which form the basis of his docuseries with Netflix and a companion podcast. Taken together with The Ultimate Evil, which includes a new introduction by Zeman, these works reveal the stunning intersections of power, wealth, privilege, and evil in America from the Summer of Sam until today.

About Maury Terry

Maury Terry was an award-winning investigative reporter whose work was prominently featured in both television and print media. He wrote for the Gannett newspaper chain, Vanity Fair, Gear, and Penthouse, among others. He reported on and coproduced nearly a dozen national TV specials about the Son of Sam conspiracy. In 1993, and again in 1997, he conducted the first television interviews about the case with confessed killer David Berkowitz. Terry's television work included exclusive national specials on the O.J. Simpson case, New York's Steinberg-Nussbaum investigation, and the Zodiac murders. He lectured extensively at law enforcement seminars across the United States. Terry died in Yonkers in 2015. Joshua Zeman is the critically acclaimed director of Cropsey about the New York urban legend turned true crime story, the Killer Legends anthology series for NBC Universal, The Killing Season about the Long Island Serial Killer, and Magic Mountain about unsolved disappearances in Humboldt County, CA. As a producer/co-producer, some of Zeman's past credits include The Station Agent, Mysterious Skin, The Hawk is Dying, and Against the Current.

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Ultimate Evil: The Search for the Sons of Sam by Maury Terry
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