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Alabama / School Bus Kidnapping #1045132

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 31, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Pierre Thomas) An ABC News exclusive on the moment of crisis when kidnapper Jimmy Dykes took a hostage from a school bus in Alabama presented; audio exchange played of Dykes and bus driver Charles Poland†, who was shot protecting the kids and of student Tre' Watts calling the 911 dispatcher. [FBI agent Stephen RICHARDSON†, Alabama Sheriff Wally OLSON†- praise Poland's actions.] The six-day siege with kidnapper Dykes reviewed. [FBI behavioral scientist Molly AMMAN†, FBI tactical commander Kevin CORNELIUS†- comment on the siege of Dykes' bunker.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Further coverage of the story on "20/20" noted.

Sawyer, Diane;
Thomas, Pierre

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