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    Newscaster
    7 ft


    Reporters
    15 ft


    Road
    20 ft


    Richard Mavins and Calvin Smith
    25 ft


    Richard Mavins CU
    34 ft


    Rob Graeme CU
    40 ft


    Newspaper cutting "Four charged in alleged beating at Synancn Ranch.
    43 ft


    Sign 'Synanon' on building
    45 ft


    R. ??? and Jack Harding a private investigator hired as a bodyguard
    50 ft


    Rob Greame speaking
    63 ft


    Jack Harding
    63 ft


    Interim report on Synanon by the Grand Jury of Maru County.
    72 ft


    Interior of Synanon building with children gathered
    80 ft


    Julie Moncharsh
    102 ft


    Training group of the Synanon with children
    109 ft


    Photographs of children detained forcibly by Synanon and released by the police
    114 ft


    Robert Moncharsh
    128 ft


    Newspaper headline 'Synanon resists child abuse probe'.
    133 ft


    Aerial photography of Synanon ranch
    140 ft


    1977 Interview with Chuck Dederich
    155 ft


    Interior of office
    163 ft


    Meeting in progress
    170 ft


    Parts of letter sent to an accountancy firm asking how to convert Synanon's assets into diamonds without paying the sales tax..
    189 ft


    Demonstration by Synanon members
    200 ft


    Speech beings: 'It wants to be classified as a religion and some of the activities on its land...have come to the attention of the authorities...



    '..accused them of attempting to run down some Synanon bicycles they were handcuffed and beaten and their heads were shaved.



    'Hell I thought they were really going to kill us.



    'Mr Dederich, Chuck Dederich walked in and he said 'I'm tired of these guys coming into this place, I want you to take these two, I want that one's legs broken and I want you to shove him into the back of his car and run it off the pier.



    'It reminded me of a young gestapo group.



    'One boy who was kind of semi-retarded was physically beaten because he did not do the 20 pushups he was assigned.



    'And so I had to make an arrangement where I had to abduct her and they sent out the police and told me I was in violation of kidnapping and yet I had to go through a bit of changes in order to get my daughter out.'



    'If they want to come on our property, we'll surround them each one of them with-guys twice their size.



    'In tomorrow night's report we will tell of Synanon's attacks on news organisations which Chuck Dederich says
    as done the most to hold Synanon back. Edward Newman N.B.C. News.




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    Film ID:
    VLVA7RXRX2Z3LY6865QJB1HW4TNII
    Media URN:
    VLVA7RXRX2Z3LY6865QJB1HW4TNII
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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