NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 23, 1978
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(Studio) Whereabouts of Temple cult members who fled Jonestown at time of suicides and killings considered. Some said rpting. 400 still missing. 31 said to have come from jungle. Guyana authorities said not to believe greater numbers missing.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Guyana) Air shots of death scene shown. Jonestown community said residence of no more than 600, according to bed count. 550 said accounted for. Loading of bodies on helicopters shown. 800 passports said recovered, but many escapees in recent months considered. [Lieutenant Colonel Al HEATER - doubts finding any more survivors.,] Jones' casket filmed. Positive identification of Jones noted. Decomposition said causing problem identification some bodies. New York physician Dr. Robert Lowry, in vain search for mother, said to have seen all the bodies. [LOWRY - hopes she is among survivors in Georgetown.] Many relatives said anticipating same circumstances.
REPORTER: Fred Francis
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