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CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 02, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with Kern County Sheriff Carl Sparks about the resolution of the kidnapping of two California girls by fugitive Roy Ratliff. [SPARKS - says animal control officer Bonnie Hernandez is the hero; describes the deputies' confrontation with Ratliff that ended in a shootout; states why he believed the suspect was hunting for a place to "dump" the girls after killing them.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The issue of the privacy of the young women, who were sexually assaulted, noted. Live interview held with Missouri school of journalism Hurley Chair in public affairs Geneva Overholser† about victims of crime. [From Washington, OVERHOLSER - explains her position on not withholding the name of rape victims & newspaper editors' decision to withhold the names; questions the media's handling of the story after the rape charge came out.]

Brown, Aaron

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