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Salt Lake City, Utah / Smart Kidnapping / Elizabeth Found / AMBER Alert #723700

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 13, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Salt Lake City: Jim Avila) The safe return of kidnap victim Elizabeth Smart featured; details given about where Elizabeth was during her captivity; audiotape played of Nancy Montoya†’s call to police in Sandy, Utah, where Elizabeth was found with street preacher Brian Mitchell; photo shown of Elizabeth with Mitchell at a party. [Father Ed SMART†- reacts.] [Sandy police department Sgt. Victor QUEZADA†, officer Karen JONES†- comment on Elizabeth’s initial denial of her identity.] [Partygoer Benjamin GREEN‡- says Elizabeth could have spoken out at the party.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Ed Smart’s plea for a nationwide AMBER Alert system reported. [SMART – urges Wisconsin constituents to call Representative Jim Sensenbrenner to fight for stand-alone legislation.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Avila, Jim

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