Abducted Kids


Guests:

Paula Fass
* Author, Kidnapped (Harvard University Press, 1999)

Lewis Lapham
* Editor, Harper's Magazine
* Writer and Host, Legacy of a Kidnapping: The Triumph of the Tabloids (Documentary film)

Ernie Allen
*President and CEO, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The number of children who are actually kidnapped - snatched by strangers - is tiny - but these cases command an extraordinary share of alarm and attention. Join Neal Conan for a look at the sociology of abducted children, from the Lindburgh baby to Samantha Runnion, this hour on Talk of the Nation from NPR News.

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