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Mormon Church Court/ Sonia Johnson Trial #261149

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Nov 17, 1979
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(Studio) Mormon woman said brought before her church and accused of spreading false doctrine because of her pro-ERA and pro-women's rts. campaigns.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Sterling Park, Virginia) [Sonia JOHNSON - terms Mormon church a political organization as far as ERA is concerned.] Sonia Johnson said summoned by bishop for a secret trial with regard to her stance on ERA. [JOHNSON - comments on conflict with church.] [Bishop Jeffrey WILLIS - comments on results of mtg with Johnson.] Johnson's trial said rescheduled for December 1.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:01:50

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