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Texas / Sect Compound Raid #903223

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 17, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(San Angelo, Texas: Pete Williams) The chaotic hearing on the custody of the 416 children taken from the polygamous sect compound in Texas featured; scenes shown from outside the courthouse; details given about the "bishop's list" of families. [Texas attorney Tom VICK††- says the lawyers were not going to let these children down.] [Several sect MEMBERS – comment.] [Lawyer for sect Rod PARKER†- opposes the state’s action.] [Lawyer for children Mary Johanna McCURLEY†- notes the challenge of having hundreds of lawyers.] What life is like for the children discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Williams, Pete

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