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Israel / Black Hebrew Cult #297079

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 20, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Dimona, Israel) Sensitivity of Israel's handling of United States blacks immigrating here, claiming to be Jews and members of cult, examined; films shown. [Former cult member Melvyn COLEMAN - feels Israeli and American govts. will be responsible if another Jonestown occurs.] Cult defectors' claim that leader Ben-Ami Carter planned mass suicide when Israel tried to deport sect, and intimidation tactics used against cult members discussed. [CARTER - alleges United States has perpetrated holocaust on black (Hebrews) in US.] United States and Israeli govts.' approaches to problem outlined; cult's alleged source of income considered.
REPORTER: Don McNeill

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
McNeill, Don
Duration:
00:03:10

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