NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 29, 1977
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. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Studio) Update on events with regard to 5 followers of Sun Myung Moon given into custody of parents by court
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(San Francisco, California) As families prepare to leave, 1 Moonie says she won't go. [Jacqueline KATZ - asks why she should go with them.] Deprogrammers say parents must decide, though appeals court ruled Moonies not required to have contact with deprogrammers. As families prepare to leave, Unification Church members try to block way. [MEN - argue about families' moving.] Police come and clear other Moonies out; families and children go into hiding in north California. Moon attys. file for contempt citations against deprogrammers. Rptdly., 2 Moonies have or are about to agree to leave church.
REPORTER: Don Oliver