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Donahue Suit #530349

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 13, 1983
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(Studio) Phil Donahue and product company reported losing case stemming from show on parental kidnapping.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Chicago, Illinois) [DONAHUE - is shocked at verdict.] Suit noted stemming from appearance on Donahue's show of Willow Cramlet's former husband who kidnapped her son Eland Anderson, who was babysat by Donahue staff during father's appearance on "Donahue"; scenes from show shown. [CRAMLET - comments on verdict's implication for kidnappers.] Donahue said appealing.
REPORTER: Cassandra Clayton

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Clayton, Cassandra
Duration:
00:01:40

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