Maddow To Narrate Tiller Assassination Documentary
Last night on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show" host Rachel Maddow announced an upcoming airing of a new documentary about the murder of Dr. George Tiller. "The Assasination of Dr. Tiller" will air at 9pm on Monday, October 25th. Maddow narrates the film and was involved in its production.
"It has been a long time in the making, and we here at MSNBC are very proud of it," said Maddow, adding that the documentary will explain "how the murder happened and what we know of why it happened."
"The Assassination of Dr. Tiller" includes new footage and "interviews with people you will not be able to believe we got interviews with," said Maddow, who has covered the case extensively on her show in the many months since the crime.
Tiller was a Kansas abortion provider, one of the few in the country who publicly and openly performed late-term abortions. As such, he was a constant target of anti-choice protests and more serious threats from extremists. Tiller was gunned down in cold blood last year while going to worship on a Sunday morning at his Wichita, Kansas church.
Back in Kansas, the investigation into his murder has gone beyond the convicted man, anti-choice extremist Scott Roeder, and law enforcement officials have begun interviewing his associates. Tiller's empty clinic remains for sale.