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Fundamentalists / Schools #18873

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 14, 1972
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(Studio) In California, fundamentalist religious group waging battle to have theory of divine creation include in state science text books. Today California Board of Education votes against include this, but books must state that evolution a theory, not necessarily fact. While fundamentalism dying out, still exists in Kentucky's Calvary College.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Letcher, Kentucky) Bible class has 4 students. Greek class has 1 student. Student population of college has dwindled from 100 to less than 25. School has no academic accreditation, has stiff code which prohibits students from drinking, smoking and dancing, and which includes other regulations. [Calvary College president Gillis PARTIN - says he and staff believe Bible literally. Expect God to help school.] College has no money; staff unpaid all year Will take miracle to keep going.
REPORTER: David Snell

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry;
Snell, David
Duration:
00:03:00

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