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Illinois Manhunt #237126

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 13, 1975
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(Studio) 4 convicts on run after breaking out of max. security prison at Marion Friday 1 convict captured Sunday near Salem; rest escape.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Salem, Illinois) FBI brings in dogs to help with hunt. Farmer reported seeing them earlier. Convicts split up in prs. [State police Lieutenant J. MILLER - says people in area have right to arm selves. Doesn't know convicts' record so doesn't know if they're dangerous.] [FBI field agent Vic SCHAEFER - says consider federal prison escapees armed and dangerous.] Records of Henry "Maddog" Gargano, Dennis Hunter, Maurice Philion, and Edward Roche cited. Police fear convicts will resort to violence.
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

Cronkite, Walter;
Lovejoy, Sharron

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