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Missing boy Lester Chapman

Title
Missing boy Lester Chapman
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
23 Jan 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:04
Description
Interview with the mother of missing schoolboy Lester Chapman, Linda Chapman. She speaks of his fear of the dark and how she hopes that someone has him and he is not alone; she also says he will not be in trouble. Also includes an interview with police superintendent Peter East, who talks about police efforts to find Lester. Linda Chapman criticises the police for not allowing a loud speaker van. Male reporter not identified (poss. Steve Harvey).
Contributors
Steve Harvey?; Peter East; Linda Chapman
Keywords
Deaths; Police; Children (age group); Berkshire; Missing persons; Search and rescue operations; Lester Chapman; Reading

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