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Prokes Profile / Guyana #496773

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 23, 1978
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(Studio) Murders of Leo Ryan, Don Harris, Robert Brown and 2 others recalled. Chging. of Larry Layton and arrest of 2, Tim Carter and Michael Prokes, others in connection with these murders noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Sacramento, California) Prokes emp. as news reporter at Sacramento, California, television station recalled. Film shown. Friends' reactions reported Prokes' belief that Jim Jones was God noted. Prokes characterized. Career recalled. [Football Coach Don LAUN - recalls Prokes.] Film from stories Prokes reported shown. Cesar Chavez farm worker struggle noted as story Prokes covered. [Assignment editor Bob McCAFFERTY - recalls Prokes' dissatisfaction.] Prokes' letter quoted.
REPORTER: Doug Kriegel (KNBC)

Chancellor, John;
Kriegel, Doug

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