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Segment 7 (Polygamy Connection) #730051

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 04, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The polygamy connection to the kidnapping of teenager Elizabeth Smart from her Salt Lake City home examined; details given about polygamy's persistent roots in Mormon Utah. [Box Elder County sheriff's office Det. Scott COSGROVE†- says Elizabeth was dressed like a polygamist's girl.] [Wanda Barzee's friend Vicki COTTRELL†- says kidnapper Brian Mitchell received revelations ordering him to take seven wives.] [Utah professor Dean HAYS†- says polygamists see themselves continuing a practice taught by earlier prophets.] [Former polygamist wife Rowenna ERICKSON†- recounts her experience.] [Attorney Don WHITE†- says prosecutors had the attitude polygamy would go away.] [Attorney Rod PARKER†- defends polygamists as just decent people.]

Brown, Aaron

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