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Europe / Kidnappings / Security Bus. Boom #53319

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 08, 1978
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(Studio) Kidnapping of Belgian busman., Charles Bracht reported Recent wave of pol. and monetary kidnappings in Europe and new business that has developed in response noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Switzerland) Kidnappings of wealthy busmen. and pols. and members of their families, in France, Netherlands, West Germany, Switzerland and Italy, noted, include those of Baron Empain, in Paris, and Hanns Martin Schleyer, in Cologne. Films and photos shown. Upsurge in all facets of security business due to these events detailed. Bodyguard courses in Paris and development of new security auto in England mentioned. Special course for company drivers and chauffeurs, taught by former European rally driver at his school near Alps, described.
REPORTER: James Walker

Reasoner, Harry;
Walker, James

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