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USSR / Faith Healing #115983

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 04, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Rel. of President Reagan and astrologers recalled. Report introduced.

(Moscow, USSR : Walter Rodgers) Story of USSR psychic healer Juna Devavitishvili featured. [DEVAVITISHVILI - (thru translator) says friend's warts disappeared.] Devavitishvili's treatment of Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev and other government officials noted; scenes shown from her studio. [First WOMAN - (thru translator) says Juna saved her from cancer.] [Second WOMAN - (thru translator) praises Juna.] Juna's techniques for curing patients shown. Long tradition of mysticism in USSR noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Rodgers, Walter

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