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New York, New York / Patz Disappearance #1019937

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Apr 19, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; New York: Susan Candiotti) Breaking news on the 33-year-old case of the disappearance of young Etan Patz in New York City with the investigation of a neighborhood man who had contact with the boy discussed; many photos of the boy shown; details given about whether the Soho basement was investigated back then and what is known about the parents of Etan.

(Washington: Tom Foreman) The baffling disappearance of the boy in 1979, the national manhunt, the resulting move towards the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the parents' lawsuit against ‡ Ramos reviewed. [National Center for Missing and Exploited Children CEO Ernie ALLEN†- says Etan was America's missing child.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interviews held with Ed Smart, father of abducted daughter Elizabeth, and Erin Runnion†, whose daughter was kidnapped. [SMART - says the Patz case changed the culture about missing children; agrees often children are found near where they went missing and kids need to be trained for crises.] [RUNNION - talks about abductions; states children need to learn real options.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Candiotti, Susan;
Foreman, Tom

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