ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 04, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(DC: Tim O'Brien) Case of New Jersey schools' "moment of silence" rule to be heard by Supreme Court reported [Edison, New Jersey, high school teacher Jeffrey MAY - opposes moment of silence.] [New Jersey Democratic leader Alan KARCHER - wants rule reinstated.] Contd. observation of rule in some schools noted; film shown. [STUDENTS - respond.] Issue of separation of church and state described. [Justice William BRENNAN - explains Court's debate on a case.] Tentative decision expected soon; Justice Antonin Scalia and retiring Justice Lewis Powell mentioned.
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