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Kidnappings #14833

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 26, 1971
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(Studio) 2 kidnappings in United States yesterday; suspect arrested in one after $5,000 reward ransom paid in Macon, Georgia; other kidnapping involved display of photos.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Memphis, Tennessee) Masked gunman kidnap Academy Prof. Dr. Richard Batey's son; tells Batey to denounce,;on evening news, nude photos showing at art gallery. [BATEY - announces removal of photos from gallery.] Son released after television and radio broadcasts. [BATEY - in response to reporter questions, kidnapper drove around with son until released; son's head covered, couldn't identify man.]

Reasoner, Harry

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