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West Virginia / Textbook Controversy #236169

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 13, 1974
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(Studio) In Kanawha Cnty., West Virginia, violence occurs in protest of controversial textbooks in schools. Truck driver Phillip Cochran shot and critically hurt during protest.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Charleston, West Virginia) Parents hold rally in Charleston, West Virginia, to discuss objections to certain textbooks used in school system. [Mrs. Joyce SAYRE - gives example of distasteful passages related in books.] [Student, Peggy LIPSCOMB - defends controversial book.] Coal miners out of work respecting book protesters' demonstrations. School superintendent Kenneth Underwood reacts to protest.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Duvall, Jed;
Mudd, Roger

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