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Japan / Tokyo Subways / Poison Gas Attack / Sect #362259

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 22, 1995
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Tokyo: James Hattori) Japan's investigation of the Aum Shinrikyo religious sect, which may have been involved in the poison gas attack on the Tokyo subway system, featured; scenes shown of police arresting cult members and hauling off chemical-filled drums. The background of the Aum Shinrikyo cult examined; scenes shown of cult leader Shoko Asahara and sect locales in Kamikuishiki, Japan. [Religious scholar Richard YOUNG, Aum supreme truth spokesman Fumihiro DESOYU - comment on the group and the subway attack.]

Hattori, James;
Rather, Dan

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