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11-10-1977 Schmidt Hopeful on Terrorist Hunt (NY Times)

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11-7-1977 West Germany Tightens Security Near Its Airports (NY Times)

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10-31-1977 Hoaxes Hinder Search For Kidnapped Executive (UPI)

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10-29-1977 Calls Claim Red Army Kidnapped Businessman (AP)

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10-28-1977 Defender of German Terrorists (NY Times)

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10-26-1977 Slayers Believed Abroad (UPI)

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10-26-1977 Germany Faces Tough Task in Controlling Terrorism Editorial (AP)

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10-14-1977 Hijackers Demand Freedom for 13 Terrorists (UPI)

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September 1, 1971 Bonn

Horst Herold is selected to be Chief Commissioner of the Bundeskriminalamt (BKA). He immediately goes about centralizing efforts to track down the Baader-Meinhof Gang. He builds a computer system which contains every singe fact or bit of evidence relating to the gang.