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CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 24, 1981
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(Studio) Reaction of fundamentalists in Louisville, Nebraska, to closing of church school by state government for not meeting education standards reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Louisville, Nebraska) Fundamentalist church's perception of issue outlined. [Moral Majority spokesperson Reverend Jerry FALWELL - calls for unity.] Background of state-church dispute and role of Reverend Everett Sileven examined. [SILEVEN - claims students are progressing faster than those in Omaha school district] Sileven's opposition to public schools described. [State sen. Vard JOHNSON - supports state's interference.] Compromise legislature proposed by state senate John DeCamp outlined. [DeCAMP - explains purpose of legislature]
REPORTER: Ned Potter

Reporter(s):
Potter, Ned;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:50

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