ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 20, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Des Moines, Iowa, apparent pattern of missing children described.
(Des Moines, Iowa: Bettina Gregory) Disappearance of Jason Rodgers examined; details given, scenes shown. [Crystal LASH - recalls last seeing Rodgers.] [sergeant William MULLINS - cites inability to prove boy was abducted.] [Linda RODGERS -hopes son has simply run away.] [Friend Mark MURPHY, LASH - don't believe he ran away.] [Don. and Linda RODGERS - cite community's search for son.] Disappearances of Eugene Martin in 1984 and Johnny Gosch 2 years prior reviewed. [Noreen GOSCH - empathizes with Rodgers; describes telephone caller's warning of another abduction here.] [MULLINS - cites similarity in timing of all 3 cases.] Details of each outlined on screen.
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