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Person of The Week (Cecilia Lacks) #166033

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 26, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Saint Louis school teacher Cecilia Lacks, who was fired because her students used profanity in a videotaped classroom exercise, profiled; scenes shown from the inner city school while the free speech issues are detailed. [LACKS - talks about her teaching, her students, their street language.] [School board lawyer Frank SUSSMAN - defends the school board for defending values.] [Two STUDENTS, WOMAN - comment.] [Pen Award sponsor Paul NEWMAN - speaks of the battle for free speech.] [LACKS - opposes indoctrination instead of education.]

Jennings, Peter

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