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The Day After #81751

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 20, 1983
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(Studio) Tonight's premiere of "The Day After" discussed.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Lawrence, Kansas) Controversy over movie examined; films shown. [Reverend Paul MESSINEO - anticipates emotional impact of film.] Scenes of "The Day After" shown. [American Psychiatric Association spokesperson Dr. Fred GOTTLIEB - describes possible psychological problems for young children viewing film.] [PEOPLE - note movie's impact on them.] Reactions to film by pro- and anti-nuclear groups described. [Young Americans for Freedom spokesperson Robert DOLAN - believes movie is designed to scare people into unilateral freeze mvt.]
REPORTER: Jack Smith

(Studio) "Viewpoint" announced.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Jack

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