Search the Archive

Texas / Polygamous Compound / Girls (Part I) #889442

CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 04, 2008
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Eldorado, Texas: Susan Roesgen) A raid on a fundamentalist polygamous compound in Texas to remove dozens of girls featured; scenes shown from the YFD Ranch in Eldorado; details given about the followers of Warren Jeffs, who is jailed for being an accomplice to rape. [Texas Child Protective Services Marleigh MEISNER†- says we have the girls from the compound; states we are gathering facts at the compound.] The reasons for the arrest warrant discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with former cult member Carolyn Jessop about cult life. [From Salt Lake City, JESSOP - describe the control of life in the Eldorado compound.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Roesgen, Susan
Duration:
00:04:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.