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Were larger forces behind abortion doctor's murder?

Msnbc documentary looks into whether there were larger forces behind abortion doctor's murder.Full story

Roeder gets life sentence for killing abortion doctor

  Julie Burkhart, co-worker of the slain Dr. George Tiller, reacts to the sentencing of his killer Scott Roeder, and expresses her concern that inflammatory rhetoric surrounding issues like abortion will continue to incite violence.

Pro-life murderer convicted

  Rachel Maddow reports on the conviction of Scott Roeder in the murder of Dr. George Tiller.

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  Guilty verdict in abortion doctor slaying

Jan. 29: The jury deliberated for just 37 minutes before finding Scott Roeder guilty of premeditated, first-degree murder in the shooting death of Dr. George Tiller. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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Scott Roeder (Jaime Oppenheimer/AP)
Scott Roeder (Jaime Oppenheimer/AP)

FILE - In this July 28, 2009 file photo, Scott Roeder attends his preliminary hearing in court in Wichita, Kan. Jury selection in the trial of Roeder who is charged with killing Dr. George Tiller, one of the nation's few late-term abortion doctors was delayed Monday Jan. 11, 2010 after prosecutors c

Scott Roeder
Scott Roeder

Scott Roeder listens during pretrial motions Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009, in Sedgwick County District Court in Wichita, Kan. Roeder, 51, is charged with first degree premeditated murder in the May 31 shooting death of Wichita abortion doctor George Tiller in the lobby of his Wichita church, where the doc