Search the Archive

Texas / Sect Compound Raid / Polygamy / (Part IV) #889826

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 08, 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: Campbell Brown) The showdown in Texas between authorities and the FLDS compound in Eldorado noted.

(Colorado City, Arizona: Gary Tuchman) A look at a raid by Arizona law enforcement over a half century ago in an effort to eliminate polygamy from Colorado City reviewed; 1953 photos of the children and clips from the film "Child Bride of Short Creek" shown. [Polygamy members "SUSIE," "FAWNETA††," daughter "PRISCILLA" - recount what happened in 1953 and in the years after.]

Brown, Campbell;
Tuchman, Gary

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.