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This wasn't a racist attack either the poor old love was a black grandma although 1 commenter on Worldstar says the old lady insulted him and his daughter....oh well that's ok then..as long as there's a good reason for his prolonged attack that makes so much more acceptable!
March 13, 1964 | New York Woman Killed While Witnesses Do Nothing
On March 13, 1964, a 28-year-old woman named Catherine “Kitty” Genovese was raped and killed in two separate late-night attacks near her home in Kew Gardens, Queens. Police found that at least 38 people had seen the attacks or heard Genovese scream, but no one intervened and just one woman called the police.
The story was barely reported until two weeks later, when Martin Gansberg covered it in vivid detail in The New York Times: “For more than half an hour 38 respectable, law-abiding citizens in Queens watched a killer stalk and stab a woman in three separate attacks in Kew Gardens,” Gansberg wrote. “Twice their chatter and the sudden glow of their bedroom lights interrupted him and frightened him off. Each time he returned, sought her out, and stabbed her again. Not one person telephoned the police during the assault; one witness called after the woman was dead.”
Gansberg detailed why some of the witnesses hadn’t acted. One said that he “didn’t want to get involved,” while another said, “without emotion,” according to Gansberg, “I was tired. I went back to bed.”