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ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 01, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Endorsing of resolution allowing women to be consecrated as bps. in Church of England reported Report introduced.

(London, England: John Laurence) Ancient tradition of boys choir in England featured; details given of replacement of boys by girls, scenes shown. [Royal School of Church Music director Dr. Lionel DAKERS - laments decline of boys' voices.] [BOY - explains why many dislike being in choirs.] [DAKERS - says boys' voices links in with ambiance of worship.] [Worth Church organist Ethel KIMBER, Worth Church choirmaster John MILLS - describe better quality of boys' voices.] [BOYS and GIRLS - debate issue.] Choirs seen and heard.

Jennings, Peter;
Laurence, John

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