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This True Crime Is The Reason For The Creation Of A Hit TV Show

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America's Most Wanted has been watched by millions of North Americans since it first aired on Fox television network in the summer of 1987.

The idea of televising a national dragnet was inspired by others successful crime watch programs in Europe. After requests to host the show were turned down by recently resigned U.S. Attorney Rudolph Giuliani, and former Marine Corps Commandant General P. X. Kelly, the network approached a man named John Walsh.

Walsh had already advocated for new legislation in America that would protect missing children and created the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, but it was the tragic loss of his son that would make him the perfect fit for the role....

Read his story on Page 2...

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