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Minnesota / Sexual Abuse #538835

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 25, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Chaska, Minnesota) Beginning of trials of accused child molesters believed part of child sex ring in Jordan, Minnesota, noted; suspects Robert and Lois Bentz cited as exs. [January, Lois BENTZ - claims innocence.] Background to case reviewed; films shown. [Prosecutor Kathleen MORRIS - describes alleged sex ptys. with children.] [Victim's MOTHER - hates daughter's abusers.] Judge Martin Monsur said giving final ruling on issue of closed court testimony of children Monday; dynamics involved explained. [Benz' attorney Earl GRAY - claims open court will make lying harder.]
REPORTER: Cassandra Clayton Artist: Eric Walton

(Studio) "The Silent Shame" documentary announced.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie;
Clayton, Cassandra

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