It has been described as one of New York City’s most notorious killings — that of a young girl found stuffed in a picnic cooler along the Henry Hudson parkway in Manhattan. For 22 years, the case went unsolved until a tip led to a suspect, which led to a confession. But to get a conviction, the district attorney’s office says they need the testimony of a New York Times reporter.

Emily Rooney was joined by Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University, Callie Crossley and Adam Reilly of WGBH News and former CNN White House Correspondent Dan Lothian to discuss.