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The Devil / Heavy Metal Music and The Catholic Church #127816

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 08, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Jeff Greenfield) Evil, the devil, religion and rock music examined; details given of press coverage of statements from New York Cardinal John O'Connor about link between the devil and heavy metal music and about the performance of two exorcisms featured; scenes shown from film "The Exorcist". [New York archdiocese Monsignor William SMITH - says the idea is real.] People's feelings about the devil and evil reviewed; scenes shown from films "The Devil and Daniel Webster" and "Oh, God! You Devil". [American University professor Jeffrey REIMAN - says the devil is primarily a symbol.] [SMITH - comments on subject of evil on earth.]

Greenfield, Jeff;
Jennings, Peter

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