Season 40, Episode 12 The Mind of a Rampage Killer

First Aired: February 20, 2013

Miles O'Brien examines the possible motivations of rampage killers, including the theory that they're driven by the desire to die, not kill, but want to go out making headlines. Also: what science reveals about brains at risk for violence; and whether dangerous minds can be recognized in time to stop the next mass killing.

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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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