ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 18, 1976
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(Studio) Reverend Sun Myung Moon, head of Unification Church, is subject of controversy. Senators Robert Dole and James Buckley discuss subject with hundreds of parents whose children have joined Moon's movement Legal status of Unification Church questioned.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Film of Moon shown. Church described. September 1975 film shown. Church cntr. located in Catskill Mts. Parents fear children, who are mbrs., being brainwashed and alienated from society. [Mbr. Unification Church Pam FRANSHIRE - acts on own free will.] [Mbr. Unification Church Susan TUTTLE - declares love for American and parents.] At hearing [Parent Marion GOLDSMITH - claims Moon enslaves his followers.] Crowd applauds. Rabbi Maurice Davis critical of Moon. [DAVIS compares Moon's activities to Nazi youth movement] Moon's followers not allowed to speak at meeting
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson
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