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Polygamy / Jeffs Capture / FLDS Kingdom #837701

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 30, 2006
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Colorado City: Gary Tuchman) A remote part of the southwest where supporters of captured polygamist cult leader Warren Jeffs live revisited; scenes shown from Colorado City, Arizona. [Inside her home, FLDS member "ELSIE" - speaks about Jeffs, getting married in five minutes, that Warren will continue to be the leader from jail.] The courage of Elsie for allowing reporters into her house discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Kingman, Arizona: Randi Kaye) The difficulties of prosecuting eight polygamists of the FLDS examined; details given about the FDLS & the refusal of polygamist's wife Candy Shapley‡ to testify against Randy Barlow‡. [Mohave County attorney Matt SMITH†- says Shapley's family has pressured her not to testify; states most of the victims won't talk to us.] [Mohave County investigator Gary ENGELS†- says justice will win out.] The legal issues under which the men are being prosecuted reviewed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary;
Kaye, Randi

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