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Moro Kidnapping #257511

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 24, 1978
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(Studio) Italian officials' receipt of another letter allegedly from kidnapped former premier Aldo Moro reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Rome, Italy) New letter from Moro and new demands from Red Brigades to leaders of Christian Democratic party outlined. One whose release is demanded in return for Moro is Red Brigades founder Renato Curcio, now on trial in Turin for trying to overthrow government Films and photos shown. Mrs. Moro's visit to Caritas Internazionale, Catholic relief organization that has offered to mediate Moro's release, noted.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Studio) Italian government's rejection of both Red Brigades' and Moro's demands reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Bowen, Jerry;
Cronkite, Walter

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