Inside Media: Investigating the Unabomber With FBI Supervisory Special Agent (Ret.) James R. Fitzgerald

August 5, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Knight TV Studio
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
Free with Newseum admission.
Inside Media: Investigating the Unabomber With FBI Supervisory Special Agent (Ret.) James R. Fitzgerald @ Knight TV Studio | Washington | District of Columbia | United States

James R. Fitzgerald, a former FBI criminal profiler and forensic linguist, talks about his role in the identification, arrest and prosecution of Theodore Kaczynski, the serial bomber known as the Unabomber. For 17 years, Kaczynski targeted universities, airlines computer stores, and others, killing three people and injuring 23.

Fitzgerald also talks about his new book “A Journey to the Center of the Mind Book III” which chronicles his early days with the FBI and his involvement in the arrest of serial killers, bank robbers, kidnappers and extortionists, and his investigation and identification of the Unabomber.

The Newseum and Discovery Communications are partnering on Discovery’s upcoming scripted anthology series, “Manhunt: UNABOMBER,” which premieres with a special two-hour episode on Discovery Channel on Tuesday, August 1, at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Fitzgerald’s pivotal role in arresting the Unabomber will be highlighted in the series.

A book signing will follow the program.

Inside Media programs are made possible with generous support from Kate Headline in honor of her husband Bill Headline, CNN Washington bureau chief from 1983 to 1996.

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Contributing support for the exhibit “Inside Today’s FBI: Fighting Crime in the Age of Terror” has been provided by the Discovery Channel.


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