NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 06, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(Massillon, Ohio) Central Presbyterian Church's moral and legal dilemma arising from congregation's commitment to sheltering and giving sanctuary to illegal Salvadoran refugees examined; refugee "Anna" cited as example Films shown. ["ANNA" - wants to return home, but can't; feels she has no future.] Death and terror experienced by her family described. [Church worker Bill CLARK - explains church's moral obligation to aid refugees.] [Debbie SCOFIELD and Irene PUTMAN, associate pastor Gary COOKE - discuss their moral dilemmas.] Govt.'s past action against illegal immigrants and issue of attitude toward church behavior considered.
REPORTER: John Hart