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Perspective Podcast - May 8, 2015

In this edition of Perspective...

Terror In Texas
This past Sunday, two men descended on a controversial cartoon-drawing contest in suburban Dallas and opened fire. They were shot and killed by police on scene. Authorities admit the attack could have been much worse, but how did it get this far, especially with one of the men on an FBI watch list for 10 years? ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross has the details:

Roommate From Hell
If you've ever had a roommate, you know things can get tense sometimes. However, this week new video from an off-campus college apartment in South Carolina goes way beyond tense - it shows a young woman allegedly trying to poison her roommate's food with window cleaner. And as ABC's Chris Connelly tells us, it doesn't take long for a friend to turn from "frenemy" to full-blown enemy:

Freed From Death Row
A couple weeks ago, we told you about a man who got an apology after spending the last 30 years on Death Row. Now, we have another story of a man freed after decades in prison...ABC's Byron Pitts tells us how he got out, and what he plans to do now:

"American Wife"
We've heard a lot about "American Sniper" Chris Kyle over the last year, from the Hollywood movie about his life to the very real trial over his murder. Now, we're hearing from Kyle's wife, who is sharing her side of the story - and opening up about her own healing process. She spoke to ABC's Robin Roberts:

ABC News Fixer: Reloadable Debit Cards
Reloadable, pre-paid debit cards are a pretty easy way to manage your money without going through a bank. However, you want to be careful so you don't end up like Sandra Malone, who says thieves drained the money from her card - right before her eyes. Here's ABC's Stephanie Zimmerman:

"Jesus Christ Superstar" Still Going Strong
It was billed as a 'cinema event.'  It happened in New York, to celebrate "Jesus Christ Superstar," the 1973 film about the final six days of the life of Jesus. ABC News Entertainment Correspondent Bill Diehl was there:

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Producer: David Rind

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