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Special Assignment (Fundamentalists) #98742

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 04, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Denver, Colorado) Fundamentalists Anonymous, support group for people leaving fundamentalist Christian movement, featured; scenes shown. ["PAT", "DIANE" - discusses personal experiences, organization's purpose.] Characteristics of Christian fundamentalism outlined, discussed. ["PAT" - describes lasting psychological burden of leaving movement] [Founder Richard YAO - explains Fundamentalists Anonymous.] Yao's background mentioned. ["DIANE" - recalls impact of leaving fundamentalism.] [Fundamentalist preacher Ed NELSON - opposes Fundamentalists Anonymous.] ["PAT" - feels her faith is stronger now.]

Dale, Al;
Jennings, Peter

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