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Indiana-Ohio Hostage Incident / Herrmann Interview #52764

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 23, 1978
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(Studio) Details of Byron Ball's holding Robert Herrmann and 2 sons hostage in Ohio, after abortive bank robbery, given. Ball's seizure by FBI agents on Wednesday night reported.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Dayton, Ohio) [Robert HERRMANN - describes feelings.] [Rob HERRMANN - felt it was dream for minute, but then it came true. Thought father should have been with self and brother upon own release.] [Sharon HERRMANN - tells what she did during ordeal.] Ball noted as prison escapee, wanted on other charges of bank robbery; charges lodged against him in this incident noted.
REPORTER: Julie Eckhert

Eckhert, Julie;
Walters, Barbara

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