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Jesus Movement #218458

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 07, 1971
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(Studio) Some young people turning to unorthodox religion.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Former dropouts, drug addicts, hippies turning to Jesus. [Singer Pat BOONE - tells of Peter telling people to repent, be baptized.] Film shows youths speaking in unintelligible tongues at church worship. [BOONE - tells of being forced to leave church because of belief in supernatural occurrences in modern life.] [Reverend Done MUMALL - says Jesus people challenge to traditional church.] [Unidentified Jesus FREAK - says even when down has Jesus to take care of him.] [Reverend Arthur BLESSITT - says tells people to get high on Jesus, not drugs.] Film shows Blessitt trying to convert dance girl, leading drug addict in prayer.
REPORTER: Bill Stout

Cronkite, Walter;
Stout, Bill

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