CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 05, 1984
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(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
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