CBS Evening News for Sunday, Nov 14, 1976
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(Studio) Interest in the Devil is on increase
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(NYC) Devil has long caught man's imagination, but now is phenomenal. Scenes from Peppercorn and Wormser film "The House of Exorcism" shown. [DISC JOCKEY - plays "Devil Woman."] [Sociologist, Center for Policy Research, Dr. Clyde NUN - says belief in God declines; belief in Devil rises.] "Rosemary's Baby" recalled. Segments shown from Warner Bros. film "The Exorcist" and 20th Century Fox's "The Omen." Other devil films noted. [Theater manager Steve YOUNG - advocates satisfying the public.] Vatican Radio denounces devil fad. [US Catholic Conf. film consultant Reverend Robert LAUDER - criticizes theology of films and fad.] Further shots from "The Omen" shown. Devil sign "666" shown, considered.
REPORTER: Charles Osgood
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