ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 22, 1978
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(Studio) Guyana government chgs. against Peoples Temple member Larry Layton in murders of Representative Leo Ryan and 4 others in Guyana on Saturday noted. Contd. uncertainty about fate of Americans allegedly in Temple compound, who are now unaccounted for in wake of mass murder/suicide reported State Department comments on situation mentioned.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Georgetown, Guyana) Details given of court proceedings against Layton, in Georgetown, Guyana. He's noted accused of murders of Ryan, Temple mbr. Patricia Parks and newsmen Greg Robinson, Bob Brown and Don Harris. Appearance of contradiction in Layton's alleged acts reported Statements to ABC News by "Washington Post" reporter Charles Krause, who was witness to Saturday murders, given; his report that Layton didn't fire fatal shots and comments about Layton's activities at time detailed. Photos shown.
REPORTER: Bernard Shaw
(Studio) Planned arrival at Dover Air Force Base, DE, on Thursday of planes carrying 1st shipment of victims remains of mass suicide stated. Contd. wait in San Francisco by relatives for word of fate of cult members at Jonestown reported Concern of one woman, who lost son in Guyana, about own safety mentioned.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Berkeley, California) [Neva SLY - says husband, Don Sly, was one who threatened Ryan with knife. Feels husband is one of Temple assassination squad. Pleads with squad to remember that people have right to own beliefs. Quotes comment made by husband's family.] Mrs. Sly's former mbrship. in Temple mentioned.
REPORTER: Irv Chapman
(Studio) Funeral services in San Francisco for Representative Ryan and in Vidalia, Georgia, for NBC News reporter Don Harris reported Film shown. Upcoming services for other 2 newsmen murdered in Guyana noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson (WQAD newstape)
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