ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 19, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Studio) Surveillance photograph of Tylenol poisoning victim Paula Prince and suspect James Lewis shown, discussed. [Lewis' landlord Tom KLINE - cannot identify picture.] [Police superintendent Richard BREZCZEK - cites need for positively identifying picture.] Police concern that Lewis, born Theodore Elmer Wilson, is now without disguise considered; photos shown. Lewis' alleged presence in Missouri examined. [Supermarket manager Doug MILLER - thinks he saw Lewis.] FBI said concentrating search in Joplin, Missouri, NYC and Houston, Texas. Illinois attorney general Tyrone Fahner said urging close parental supervision of Halloween activities this year due to numerous copycat poisonings stemming apparently from Tylenol murders.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Dudley, Massachusetts) Banning of trick-or-treating here due to Tylenol murders and other product tampering examined. [Selectman Anthony DiDONATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) - explains reason.] [MAN - objects.] [CHILDREN - object to ban.] [PARENTS - comments.] [POLICE - notes force's impotence.]
REPORTER: Michael Connor
(Studio) Discount coupons for Tylenol capsules said being sent to consumers; details given. Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
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