Subway Gunman: Prime-Time Celebrity

Prime-Time Celebrity

Although New York "Vigilante" Bernhard Goetz is reputed to be publicity shy, he was anything but reticent last week. Goetz seemed to be everywhere, telling his increasingly disputed story about shooting and wounding four black teenagers who approached him on a Manhattan subway last Dec. 22. He appeared on local television news shows, wrote a bylined article for the New York Post, and ate take-out Chinese food with Barbara Walters in his 14th Street apartment for ABC's 20/20. ABC broadcast segments of a tape made by New Hampshire police on which Goetz is heard saying, "I knew in my heart I...

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