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Prosecutor Recalls His 'Friends,' The Kidnappers

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Prosecutor Recalls His 'Friends,' The Kidnappers

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Prosecutor Recalls His 'Friends,' The Kidnappers

Prosecutor Recalls His 'Friends,' The Kidnappers

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Federal prosecutor Stanley Alpert was kidnapped off the streets of Manhattan 11 years ago. He discusses his memoir, The Birthday Party with Madeleine Brand. He also explains how he survived the 25-hour ordeal, befriended his kidnappers and helped the FBI apprehend the gang.

This piece originally aired Feb. 8, 2007.