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Religious Issue / Illinois #237753

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 18, 1975
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(Studio) Report on trouble in Aledo.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Aledo, Illinois) 3300 live in town. Mil. academy proposes selling property to Hare Krishna sect of Dallas.
REPORTER: Randy Daniels

(Chicago, Illinois) Film shows sect.
REPORTER: Randy Daniels

(Aledo, Illinois) [President board Roosevelt Mil. Academy Harold STUTSMAN - says people afraid of what they don't understand.] Townspeople meet with sect rep. [MAN - asks if it's true that sect children fed on wax paper on floor.] [2nd MAN - asks if group uses idols.] [Regional director for Krishna consciousness JAGADISHA - believes American is intolerant cntry., judging from people at meeting Asks if that's how group wants American to be understood? Not hopeful about coming here.] Group applauds.
REPORTER: Randy Daniels

Cronkite, Walter;
Daniels, Randy

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