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Stalford Kidnapping / California #441711

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 30, 1968
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(Studio) FBI recover kidnapped son of banker millionaire, Stanley Stalford after car chase and gun battle.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Beverly Hills, California) Home of Stalfords shown. Details of crime described. [Go-between Red TRACTON - says told kidnapper to take money and not to hurt child. Boy and father shown reunited. Child got 17 stitches for cut on leg. [STALFORD - says highly pleased. Impossible to praise to adequate degree work of FBI, police and Tracton.] Boy kept in Los Angeles motel, fed hamburger and candy and sleeping pills. Kidnapper caught after 90 mi. hour chase. FBI ends chase by ramming auto. Film of capture shown. Suspect's leg broken; FBI agent got minor bullet wound; 2 passing cars smashed. Suspect used boy as shield point of time. Told Mrs. Stalford she had nice boy whom he took good care of.
REPORTER: Piers Anderton

Anderton, Piers;
Huntley, Chet

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