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Mackle Kidnapper Paroled #263780

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 14, 1979
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(Studio) 1968 kidnapping of Barbara Jane Mackle in Decatur, Georgia, recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Atlanta, Georgia) Parole of convicted kidnapper Gary Steven Krist reported; public protest to parole examined. [Ret. Judge H.O. HUBERT - doesn't think Krist has been rehabilitated; thinks at least 30 years should be served before any consideration to parole given; thinks he should have gone to election chair.] [Former state attorney Rich BELL - comments on case.] [KRIST - comments.] Details of kidnapping recalled; 1968 film shown. [Parole board chairperson James MORRIS - explains board's thinking.] [BELL - comments on role of FBI.] Mackle said declining comment; parole conditions stated.
REPORTER: John Sheahan (WSB-TV newstape) (WAGA-TV newstape)

Cronkite, Walter;
Sheahan, John

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