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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Attorney General Janet Reno said setting up a new federal task force to coordinate the search for missing children.
(No location given: John Donvan) Parental kidnapping examined; the cases of Michael Decuffa, who was abducted by his mother Marrianne Shelanskey four years ago, and Jessica Vegas, who was taken by her mother in 1993, cited as examples. [Father Michael DECUFFA, his wife Robin DECUFFA - wonder about the missing son.] The absence of laws in the area of children taken by a parent, except in California, detailed. [In California, Jessica's FATHER, investigators Ray HARTER, Dan SCHLOSS - talk about pursuing Jessica's case.] [Jessica VEGAS - talks and cries about her situation.]
- Donvan, John;
- Jennings, Peter
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