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    FINAL DAY AT THE YANKEE STADIUM FOR THE JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES -- THOUSANDS FILL THE STANDS AND THE OUTFIELD TO HEAR SERMON BY NATHAN H.

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    FINAL DAY AT THE YANKEE STADIUM FOR THE JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES -- THOUSANDS FILL THE STANDS AND THE OUTFIELD TO HEAR SERMON BY NATHAN H. KNORR (CQ). PRESIDENT OF THE JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES.

    AT 6:30 TO-NIGHT ...... WITH THE LAST LINGERING NOTE OF A HYMN .... AND A FINAL WORD OF PRAYER ..... IT ENDED.

    THE LARGEST RELIGIOUS GATHERING IN NEW YORK CITY HISTORY -- PERHAPS THE LARGEST ANYWHERE ..... BECAME PART OF THAT HISTORY.

    AT YANKEE STADIUM ... AND THE POLO GROUNDS ... AND AREAS ADJOINING BOTH PLACES ... MEMBERS OF THE JEHOVAH'S WITNESS SECT WOUND-UP THEIR EIGHT-DAY CONVENTION.AT THE CLOSING SESSION -- NEARLY 211-THOUSAND PERSONS HEARD AN HOUR-LONG ADDRESS BY NATHAN KNORR -- WHO HEADS THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE WITNESSES.

    HE CALLED ALL THE WORLD'S POLITICAL LEADERS "TRAGIC FAILURES" -- AND WARNED OF IMMINENT DOOM.

    THEN -- AGAINST A BACKDROP OF OVERCAST SKIES .... THE WITNESSES ADJOURNED ... DELEGATES, WHO TO-NIGHT -- ARE RETURNING TO MORE THAN ONE-HUNDRED NATIONS.

    OF THE GATHERING WAS EXCEEDED ONLY BY ITS QUIET ORDERLINESS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3SBK4Z8FI0LSC5M3YPJ7X3UL2
    Media URN:
    VLVA3SBK4Z8FI0LSC5M3YPJ7X3UL2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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