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North Carolina / Rudolph Capture / The Bombings #729711

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 31, 2003
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Murphy, North Carolina: Steve Osunsami) The capture in North Carolina of the FBI's most wanted Eric Rudolph, who is charged with a string of bombings through 1998, featured; scenes shown of the garbage bin in Murphy where Rudolph Was found. [Murphy police officer Jeff POSTELL†- describes what happened when he came upon Rudolph.] [Cherokee County Sheriff Keith LOVIN†, FBI special agent in charge Chris SWECKER†, abortion clinic bombing victim Emily LYONS††, two RESIDENTS - comment on Rudolph.] Rudolph's whereabouts the last five years discussed.

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The long hunt for Rudolph after the bombings at Atlanta's Olympic Park, an abortion clinic & a gay bar & of a Birmingham, Alabama, abortion clinic reviewed; 911 call played; "Army of God" letter shown; details given about Rudolph's escape into the North Carolina mountains. [Retired ATF agent John KILLORIN†- comments on the frustrating hunt & tying the three bombings together.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Osunsami, Steve;
Thomas, Pierre

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