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Colorado / Mystery Balloon Flight / A Discussion #950407

CNN Evening News for Friday, Oct 16, 2009
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The 911 call made by the mother of Falcon Heene after the family's flying saucer took off played. Report introduced.

(Studio: Erica Hill) Day two of the mystery balloon flight in which the family is denying it was a hoax reviewed; scenes shown of the family on TV everywhere, home video of the balloon taking off; 911 call played. [Larimer County Sheriff Jim ALDERDEN†- says the first call was to the FAA, then the news & finally 911.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper, Erica Hill; studio: Lisa Bloom) Discussion held about the Heene family's TV appearances, the order & timetable of the family phone calls, whether it was a publicity stunt/hoax, the possible legal charges for the search discussed; home video from the Heene yard & "Today" show interview with Meredith Vieira shown. [ALDERDEN†- says there is pressure to charge these people with a crime.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Hill, Erica;
Erica, Anderson Cooper,;
Bloom, Lisa

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