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After fingerprints, I went upstairs with this new detective. And I never saw the other detective again.
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Did I see the whole range of consequences? No.
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From what I heard later, they were getting a tremendous amount of calls, death threats to the hospital.
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God didn't like what I did. He wasn't condoning my action.
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He came out of the building once, and that's when I got his autograph on an album, which was the latest.
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He was cordial to me earlier in the day, and I was really, really excited about having his signature on my Double Fantasy album.
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I apologize to Mrs. Lennon for this. I'm on a roll here. I don't know if you want to stop me.
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I asked a friend of mine to try to find me a job. Obviously, there's some things that I can't do, couldn't do.
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I barely had a memory of the word Bellevue, Probably I had heard it years before in a movie or something.
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I can't understand what's going on in the world and what's it's become.
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I could hear court reporters sketching.
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I dictated the statement. The statement's available.
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I did something very bizarre and something very uncharacteristic for me.
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I didn't eat for three days and just wanted it to be over, I guess.
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I didn't have a problem. I was just very paranoid and frightened, and I didn't want to be on film.
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I didn't know of the word, arraignment. I had never walked into a courtroom as a defendant before, as a suspect, in my life.
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I didn't see John Lennon as a person, and now I do, and I think I'm over that vanity.
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I do wish I was a big nobody again. That's true. I wish this had never happened.
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I don't have a violin. I don't want one. I'm not asking for anything.
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I don't think I have a problem with drugs.
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I don't think I'm a celebrity. A chimpanzee could have done what I did.
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I feel that I see John Lennon now as not a celebrity. I did then. I saw him as a cardboard cutout on an album cover.
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I felt honestly in my heart the Lord told me twice, don't do this, you know, and I told him, no, basically and went my own way.
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I felt peace in my heart, and I agreed to do the interview.
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I first asked for a lawyer, and that's when the questioning stopped.
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I found out Lennon was more accessible.
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I gave the statement a sentence at a time, and the lieutenant wrote it down. And I signed it.
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I just shot John Lennon.
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I knew death would occur. I knew that I was probably not going to be killed.
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I put down for the family reunion program, and people started coming to see me on a regular basis. I became, if you will, more religious.
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I really didn't mean to hurt anybody. I liked John Lennon.
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I remember a Hispanic nurse, and I asked her, but I wasn't thinking of this, I said, Can I hold your hand? And she said, No, that's not allowed.
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I remember a lot of pain and a lot of confusion that what I had done.
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I remember being curious about wanting to read what was written in the paper, but I didn't take the paper.
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I said, I want a coat. Can I put a coat over my face? And they said, Yeah. I was surprised. I crouched down.
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I saw the words, In God We Trust, and it was at that point that I knew I was no longer alone in that courtroom. God was there with me.
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I shot Mr. Lennon.
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I sound very lucid and very clear to get a point across, but within the same hour had killed a man.
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I still have that old, green, long Army jacket that they had given me at the police precinct.
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I told my wife that all was fine. And then the urges started building in me again to do this crime.
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I wanted to be videotaped.
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I was a maintenance man at the time, and before that I worked as a security guard, and these were all jobs in keeping with what I thought I could do.
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I was a master at keeping my feelings in.
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I was full of anger and resentment. I took it upon myself to judge him falsely for being something other than in a lotus position with a flower.
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I was in a courtroom, in another state, 6,000 miles away from my home. I literally knew no one in the courtroom.
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I was kind of paranoid. I didn't like the idea of being looked at. They never put me in a line-up. They used the two-way mirror.
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I was screaming and acting out. I just had quit my job maybe within a month before the crime.
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I was very young and stupid, and you get caught up in the media and the records and the music.
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I wasn't angry the night I shot him.
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I willingly took John Lennon's life. What I did was despicable.
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I would still be practical. I wouldn't work at McDonald's. I would watch myself.
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I, um, flew to New York a few months before that to do that crime with full meditation in my heart.
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I'm not a liberal. I'm a conservative, and I believe once you take a person's life, there's no way you can make up for that. Period.
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I'm not asking you to let me free. If you wanted to set me free, that's up to you. I don't have a right to ask you that, and I'm not going to.
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I'm seeing this glamour, and it's jealousy I guess.
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I've pent up all my aggression, kept swallowing it and swallowing it.
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If I have to stay in prison the rest of my life for that one person's pain, I will.
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In a police car, I did say, I am The Catcher in the Rye. I felt a giant wave that I couldn't swim out of.
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In the '90s, I kept on getting better and better and clearer and clearer and on my feet again.
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It was an obsession. It was like the thoughts kept coming in, and I accepted them.
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It's a horrible thing to realize what you've done.
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Mr. Lennon would want me free, and I'd like to clear that up.
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My frame of mind wasn't, Gee, I'm gonna try to get away with something here. I don't want to look guilty.
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My wife worked. I would imagine I had some money in savings, like probably when I sold a painting to get money to go to work.
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Officer Spiro showed up. I was glad to see him.
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On the phone I sounded very composed. My lips and tongue were composed. My stomach and heart were disintegrating.
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Once you take a life, that's it. I don't even deserve to be here.
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One of these mug shots had disappeared and turned up in the press. It was printed in The New York Post, a very ugly picture.
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That very day I had lunch with a woman in the Dakota Cafe.
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The criminal ward was kind of shaped in a U, and as you came up the elevator, you were like in the middle of the U.
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The first thing I heard was a woman. She said, Mark, why did you do it?
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There is only one person that you can trust totally when you're in a situation like what I was in. And that is to trust in God.
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There was no laughing, joking, gloating. No pride. Just anguish, pain, fear, isolation.
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There was no skill in what I did. Anyone could have pulled the trigger, and I'm nobody special, and I just wish it was that way.
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There was one thing in that courtroom that I did know. And that was God.
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There's a number they assign to you or to anyone who is under this kind of psychiatric evaluation. It's the number of the situation you're in.
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They were a little rough with me, which was fine, which is probably what I needed to snap out of that.
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They would constantly move me back and forth so nobody from the outside would know which wing I was in.
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This was a serious crime, and when a person does something like that, it's not good, and there's nothing that can be done to make up for it.
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Toward the end of the '80s, I just started clearing up. I had a clear mind. I didn't feel I was schizophrenic.
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You have a right to know what happened. We're accountable to the people, to talk. So that's why I'm here.
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