CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 01, 1978
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(Studio) House passage of bill to provide tuition tax credit reported Senator passage of similar bills in past and indications that President Carter would veto such bill noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Details of legislature listed; bill's amendment to extend tuition tax credit to private and parochial schools, grades 1-12. reported View of some congmen. that include of parochial schools will doom legislature stated. [Representative B. F. SISK - thinks enactment of bill would undermine separation of church and state. Describes important of such separation to well-being of US and thinks courts would strike legislature down if passed.] Representative Charles VANIK - states support for bill.] Expected Senator approval of legislature and President Carter's pledge to veto such measure noted. Carter's alternate plan for existing federal student aid programs outlined.
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin
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