THEODORE ROBERT "TED" BUNDYWOULD YOU DATE HIM? By: Sarah James George Mason University
“ T ED BUN DY IS A CHARM ER, HE’LL CHARM T HE S H O E S R I G H T O F F O F Y O U. ”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMqRi5MAjOY
Born: Theodore Robert CowellName: Theodore Robert BundyNickname: “Teddy”Birth Place: Burlington, VermontBirthday: November 24Height: 5 10”Weight: 140 lbs.Hair: Dark BrownEye Color: BlueEducation: BA in Psychology fromthe University of Washington withhonors, attended UPS LawSchool, both with full scholarships
INTERESTING FACTS Vegetarian Had a measured IQ of about 124, signifying superior intelligence Helped in the capture of the Green River Killer Had been groomed by the Republican Party for local political office Won a summer scholarship to Stanford First majored in Chinese studies at UPS
Bundy’s Family History: One of five children Christian background Grew up in Tacoma, Washington His mother, Louise met his stepfather, Johnny Culpepper Bundy, at an adult singles night at Tacomas First Methodist Church
PARENTSEleanor Louise and his stepfather , Johnny Culpepper Young Ted with his mother
HIGH SCHOOL YEARS Bundy was a very shy young man throughout high school. This led for him to not have too many friends and rarely dated.
COLLEGEBundy first attended the University of PugetSound and did well academically, although inhis sophomore year Bundy transferred to theUniversity of Washington to escape thefinancially well off students of UPS. He camefrom a nonwealthy family and was looking tomake a name for himself. He then grew outof his shyness and excelled in hisclasses, while impressing his professors, andgraduated with honors from the University ofWashington.
“He distinguishedhimself academically inboth courses and wasextremely bright, alwayswell-dressed, verymature.” -Ronald Smith, current directorof Clinical Psychology Training, who taught Bundy asa student in two psychology courses.
HARD WORKER Bundy held many jobs during college to support himself, including stocking shelves at Safeway and working at a local department store as a shoe clerk.
“He was able to inspireconfidence in others,” -headof the PsychologyDepartment, Dr. Smith
PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR Bundy wrote his honorsthesis on the topic of mentalillness and conditional decisionmaking.
SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE Bundy volunteered at the Suicide Prevention hotline, which was a nonprofit organization. The 24-hour hotline was on Capitol Hill where he saved many lives via the telephone giving advice on issues of domestic violence and suicide.
“I thought he wasa very nice youngman, very smart,” –Anne Rule, coworker at theCrisis Center
POLITICAL GENIUS Bundy was hired to work on the re-electioncampaign of Dan Evans, Washington’srepublican Governor at the time. Evans was re-elected and gave Bundy the job of being the headof Seattle’s Crime Prevention AdvisoryCommittee. He then assisted the chairman of theWashington State Republican Party. Bundy wasthen appointed assistant state chairman of apolitical organization supporting the presidentialcandidacy of Republican Nelson Rockefeller.
GIVING BACK While involved with the Republican Party Bundy volunteered at rape crisis centers in Seattle, Washington.
LAW SCHOOL Chairman of the Washington State Republican Party. Davis loved Bundy, describing him as "smart, aggressive ... and a believer in the system." Bundy was accepted into the law schools of UPS and the University of Utah on the strength of letters of recommendation from Evans, Davis, and several UW psychology professors.
ROMANTIC "Sitting across the table from him I was surprised at how easy he was to talk to and how easily we laughed together. He had a smile that made me smile back and beautiful clear blue eyes that lit up when he smiled. He had thick eyelashes, a strong jawline, rich curly hair, and a nice body.” - ex-girlfriend, Elizabeth Kendall
RELATIONSHIP HISTORY Divorced from Carole Ann Boone Had one daughter with her, named Rosa Wrote her letters everyday for three years Mother has full custody of his daughter
SELF-SUMMARY Intelligent Psychology major Political genius Law student Romantic Dedicated Love volunteering Father Hard Worker Oh and good looking
REALLY GOOD AT… “Stopping a girl with his heartbeat.” Dancing Skiing Debating “ I use the minutes and hours asfruitfully as possible. I live in themoment… in the essence to use itproductively as I can,” – Ted Bundy
VULNERABLEDr. Louis Jolyon West, director ofthe Neuropsychiatric Institute atUCLA and an expert on childabuse, listened to audiotapeinterviews of Ted Bundy.Afterwards, West stated"Somewhere in that mansboyhood, a woman beat hisheart with a stick."
KNOWS HIS RIGHTS http://www.youtube.com/wa tch?v=hdcwJKgmFpc
TAKES FULL RESPONSIBILITYH T T P : / / W W W. Y O U T U B E . C O M / W A T C H ? V = T H D G L O Z L Q 7G