26 Children and a Bus Driver, Kidnapped and Buried Alive (Chowchilla Bus Kidnapping)

Episode 5,  Sep 11, 02:48 PM

We've all heard of those places where it's so safe you don't need to worry about your kids playing out at night. One of those rural towns where crimes are unheard of. That was Chowchilla. But not anymore, as 26 children and a bus driver were kidnapped in broad daylight and buried alive. This would be known as the largest kidnapping in US history till this day.

Sources:
Podcast: Nighttime in Chowchilla: The School Bus Kidnapping
About Edward Ray:
https://www.cityofchowchilla.org/301/Edward-Ray---A-Local-Hero
The escape:
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/chowchilla-bus-kidnapping-frederick-woods-survivor-i-felt-like-i-was-an-animal-going-to-the-slaughterhouse/
News channels:
https://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/chowchilla-bus-kidnapping-frederick-woods-rare-photos-from-one-of-the-largest-kidnappings-in-u-s-history/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2022/08/19/frederick-woods-chowchilla-bus-parole/?utm_source=instagram&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=wp_main&crl8_id=7f5d8222-0ca2-4366-afe8-5fc2fc2c033b
Articles:
https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/22570738/chowchilla-school-bus-kidnapping