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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 22, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Tokyo: Deborah Wang) Japan's investigation of the Aum Shinrikyo religious sect, which may have been involved in the poison gas attack on the Tokyo subway system, featured; scenes shown of police arresting cult members and hauling off chemical-filled drums.

(Mt. Fuji, Japan: Mark Litke) The background of the Aum Shinrikyo cult examined; scenes shown of cult leader Shoko Asahara and sect locales in Kamikuishiki, Japan. [Kokugaku University Yoshiya ABE - outlines sect views on the end of the world.]

Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark;
Wang, Deborah

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