NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 23, 1983
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(Studio) Report on Shaker traditions at Christmas.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Sabbathday Lake, ME) Background on Shakers, whose official church name is United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, given. Photo shown. [Shaker MAN - comments on beliefs of Shakers.] Bus. of believers in village noted to be most busy at Christmas season. [Shaker WOMAN - doesn't believe Shakers will die out; says it's in God's hands.] Necessity for converts to faith, because of celibacy belief, cited. Two converts, Bro. Wayne and Bro. Arnold, mentioned. [CONVERT - comments.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs
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