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Colorado / Balloon Flight Hoax #959228

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 19, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Fort Collins, Colorado: Lee Cowan) The case against the Heene parents of Colorado for the hoax in which they claimed their son was inside a runaway balloon featured; family videos shown; details given about Richard Heene’s efforts to get a reality TV show and the involvement of RDF USA. [Former business associate Barbara SLUSSER†- comments on the use of the children in the Heene “shows.”.] [Former family court judge Gretchen TAYLOR†- says there are questions about the capacity of either the mother or father.] [Larimer County Sheriff Jim ALDERDEN†- jokes about the garbage on TV.] [Heene attorney David LANE†- worries about the parents being arrested in front of the kids.]

Williams, Brian;
Cowan, Lee

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