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Sex Trafficking Affects Victims, Families And Law Enforcement

Sex trafficking occurs in all fifty of the United States and too often the victims are our children. Steve Kraske examines sex trafficking with a Kansas City FBI agent and the filmmaker of a documentary that looks at the effects on the victims, their families and law enforcement.


  • Tim Matsui is a journalist and the filmmaker behind the documentary The Long Night.
  • Supervisory Special Agent Heith Yanke oversees the public corruption and civil rights squad at the FBI - Kansas City Division.

Tim Matsui's film "The Long Night" will be shown in the Truman Forum Auditorium of the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker and local advocates.  The program begins at 6:30, Tuesday, December 1.  RSVP requested.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Danie Alexander is the senior producer of Up To Date.