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Special Assignment / Missing Persons #84043

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 04, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(NYC) Problems posed for families and friends of large number of missing persons in United States annually examined. [Family and Friends of Missing Persons president Linda BARKER - notes irony of those relatives seeking whereabouts of someone compared to those who don't care about missing person.] Estimated number of missing persons annually mentioned. [BARKER - cites lack of accurate record.] FBI's inability to gather or provide information on missing persons examined. [Rex SPROSS - discusses his running away from home 28 years ago.] Disappearance of Dick Rutkai discussed. [Georgia RUTKAI - praises Cleveland police's efforts.] Colorado Bureau of Investigation's efforts to match missing persons with unidentified bodies examined. [Colorado spokesperson Gray BUCKLEY - doesn't anticipate ntnwide. handling in near future.] [American Federal of Police executive director Gerald ARENBERG - notes missing person's priority with police investigations.] [PEOPLE - recount experiences with missing children, relatives.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Miller, Ron;
Robinson, Max

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