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Secrets of the Dead | Umbrella Assassin | PBS

Duration: 55:03 (Full Program)
Program: Secrets of the Dead #505
Broadcast Date: Oct. 4, 2006

On September 11, 1978, Bulgarian emigre, writer and broadcast journalist Georgi Markov died. Three days before, while waiting for a bus, Markov felt a sudden sting in the back of his thigh. Markov was soon hospitalized. After his death, an investigation ruled Markov had been poisoned. A pellet containing ricin had been shot into his leg. How had this political murder been executed?

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Post Date: June 7, 2010