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Minnesota / Child Sexual Abuse Scandal #534674

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 28, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Jordan, Minnesota) Confessed child sexual abuser James Rud reported acknowledging his false allegations against other: residents involved in alleged child sex ring, resulting in numerous arrests and indictments before chgs. were dropped. Films shown. [August, RUD - claims to have participated in sex parties where children were abused by several adults.] [Last night, voice of RUD - acknowledges lying; explains telling truth now.] His testimony at trial of Robert and Lois Bentz recalled. [Former defs. Tom and Helen BROWN - are grateful Rud finally told truth; want their children back.] Cnty. prosecutor Kathleen Morris and state and federal agents reported declining comment; investigation into child abuse and molestation here said continuing.
REPORTER: Ann Rubenstein

Brokaw, Tom;
Rubenstein, Ann

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