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Terrorism / Moro Kidnapping and Mafia Threats / Empain #257108

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 28, 1978
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(Studio) Contd. Italian police search for kidnapped former premier Aldo Moro noted. Threats by Italian mob to kill Red Brigade members if Moro not returned, in order to halt police dragnet which Mafia says is hurting its business, reported Crime rate drop in Italy since Moro search began stated. Entrance into hospital in France by recently released kidnap victim, industrialist Baron Empain, reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Paris, France) Police hospitalization of Empain for treatment of fatigue and trauma at American Hospital in Paris, despite reports that Empain in good health, reported Interview with his daughter, Patty Braly, and husband Terrell who is American, shown. [Mrs. BRALY - thinks father is all right considering experience. Describes conditions under which Empain was kept. Thinks father happy with way things are, but that he says police took big chance with his life in shootout during ransom payment. Notes family was willing to pay ransom from beginning, but police against it.]
REPORTER: Susan Peterson

Cronkite, Walter;
Peterson, Susan

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