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Hijacking / Las Vegas, Denver #219881

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 21, 1972
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(Studio) Hijacker who baled out with $50,000 ransom, arraigned in Denver. Former Army paratrooper, 23 years old.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Sterling, Colonel) 2 highway patrolmen found Richard La Point in Colo. pasture with sprained ankles and wrists. 2 F-111 fighter planes tailed hijacked plane and saw La Point jump. Parachutes wired with radio transmitter to help track him. [Logan Company Sheriff Vincent BIANCO - says Logan, in jail, spoke of Vietnam parachuting activity.]
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

Cronkite, Walter;
Kurtis, Bill

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