NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 06, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(NYC) Possibility problem of missing children is exaggerated examined; various community programs examined. [STUDENTS, Tamara TAYLOR - explain videotape plan.] [Illinois state police spokesperson Robert FLETCHER - notes actual missing children figs., circumstances in Illinois.] [STUDENTS - echo society's paranoia.] [American Youth Work Center spokesperson William TREANOR - ests. number children abducted annually by strangers.] Challenge to ests. issued by National Center for Missing and Exploited Children examined. [Center spokesperson Jay HOWELL - explains basis of center's statistics FBI's response mentioned. Details outlined on screen. [Dr. Abraham BERGMAN - denies strangers are responsible for most child abuse cases, rather the family is the culprit.]
REPORTER: John Hart.]