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CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 28, 1971
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(Studio) Supreme Court overturns draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali; rules on death penalty, federal aid to parochial schools; extends session to continue consideration of case involving "New York Times" and "Washington Post" pub. of classified Pentagon report
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Supreme Court upholds law allowing Federal Govt. to help church related colleges pay for bldgs. to be used for non-religious purposes; rules against state programs to pay parochial teachers' salaries; disallows death penalty for 39 convicts; agrees to rule on capital punishment itself next session; rules Muhammad Ali is conscientious objector.
REPORTER: George Herman

(Studio) Ali hears of Supreme Court decision in Chicago.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) [ALI - tells of learning of decision; thankful Supreme Court recognized his sincerity and beliefs.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Richard Speck 1 of 39 for whom death penalty disallowed by Supreme Court
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Herman, George;
Pappas, Ike
Duration:
00:04:20

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