Search the Archive

Minnesota / Amish #294679

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 05, 1984
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Canton, Minnesota) Community's opposition to Amish land purchases examined; group's history in region reviewed. Films shown. [MAN - feels realty purchases are getting out of hand.] [Sheriff Don GUDMUNDSON - thinks Amish "differentness" is the issue.] [WOMAN - questions when religion took precedence over law and order.] [MAN - responds.] Amish refusal to obey some traffic safety laws explained. [WOMAN - thinks sect's decision is a threat to safety of others.] [Merchant Brian KINGSLEY - notes economy implications of Amish self-sufficiency.] [County commissioner Brian LARSON - fears situation will endure.] [WOMAN - acknowledges process of change is always a threat to a small community.]
REPORTER: Frank Currier

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.