The Chowchilla Kidnapping in California on MAX?
I remember the incident (1970s) and found this to be an extraordinarily well-done documentary.
Lots of new information—I do wish Ed Ray, the bus driver, were still alive to give his story
of the escape which could affirm the heroic efforts of the school children.
It’s disturbing that Newsom’s father was instrumental in getting Fredrick Newhall paroled from his life sentence and that with all the attention a civil action on the victim’s behalf wasn’t brought against Newhall to relive him of the fortune that he accumulated while in prison.
Those poor kids and their families!