One Big Family

Brookhiser, Richard
July 1976
National Review;7/9/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 25, p728
The article features the Bicentennial God Bless America of Moonies in New York City in 1976. The author shares his experiences in attending the event led by Sun Myung Moon. To become one big family is the goal of the festival. During his speech, Moon speaks in Korean for a paragraph, then a translator gives the English. He received a vision from Jesus Christ. He came to heal the ailing U.S.; and he implies, though he does not say, that he is the Messiah.


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