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Supreme Court / Moon Appeal #89902

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 14, 1984
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(Studio) Supreme Court reported turning down Reverend Sun Myung Moon's appeal on tax evasion conviction.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Background to Moon's conviction stemming from his accts. at Chase Manhattan Bank reviewed. [Unification Church spokesperson Dr. Mose DURST - reacts to Supreme Court ruling.] Implications of ruling for some religious orgs. considered. [National Council of Churches spokesperson Earl TRENT - claims all ministers are threatened by today's court decision.] Moon's reaction to government's case outlined; possible future legal action mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim

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