New York (WCBS 880) – As WCBS Newsradio 880 celebrates five decades of covering news in New York, the station is sharing a treasure trove of archived audio.
This week, that includes a phone conversation between WCBS producer M. David Levin and one of the “Dog Day Afternoon” bank robbers during the holdup in August of 1972.READ MORE: With Injuries Piling Up Across New York City, Mayor De Blasio Is Considering Bicycles Being Required To Have License Plates Bronx Man Takes It Upon Himself To Clean Up NYC Park, But City Says Not So Fast
“We were holding up the bank and we were on our way out, until the stupid cop car pulled up in front,” he said.
He said they were armed with shotguns, rifles, pistols and a bomb. Also inside were eight or nine hostages.MORE NEWS: New York City Subways Resume 24-Hour Service
“Every time they do something for me, I’ll let one of the people go,” he said.