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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 16, 1975
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(Studio) Report on mysterious couple who have rptdly. gained following by telling of travel of UFO (Unidentified Flying Objects) away from earth.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Harlingen, Texas) August `74 film shows 2 who promised to take people out of world by spaceship. Man is Marshall Herf Applewhite, 44, and woman is Bonnie Lou Trousdale Metals, 48.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater (KGBT-TV)

(Harlingen, Texas) [APPLEWHITE - says humans will change chemically when they're ready to go. We'll be murdered and will walk again.]
REPORTER: Ray Norton

(Harlingen, Texas) After statement, Applewhite charged with stealing Saint Louis car; convicted and served 4 mos. jail. Pair's possessions incld. camping gear.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry;
Norton, Ray

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