NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 18, 2008
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(San Angelo, Texas: Pete Williams) The custody battle over the children taken from a polygamous sect in Eldorado, Texas, reviewed; scenes shown from outside the San Angelo courthouse; courtroom sketches by Brigitte Woosley†† shown; details given of the testimony from a child psychiatrist and a child welfare official and the sect’s history of shunning boys. [LAWYER – comments.] [Sect WOMAN – denies the children were abused.] [Former sect MEMBER – recalls being told to leave his home.] [Sect child’s lawyer Thelma CLARDY††- notes the difficulty in communicating with the children.] [Custody lawyer Barb NUNNELEY†- comments on the case.]
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