CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 31, 1977
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(Studio) Report on popularity of occult.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(NYC) Details of beliefs in occult and astrology noted. Musical play "Hair" cited as example Purpose and makeup of Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal stated. [Committee chairperson Paul KURTZ - notes committee 's skepticism with regard to Age of Aquarius. Cites concerns of committee with regard to amount of people's belief in occult and paranormal.] Kurtz cites occult references in Son of Sam letters as example of how it can spill over into society. Widespread effects of these beliefs described. [PEOPLE - cite degrees of belief in astrology.]
REPORTER: Gary Shepard
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