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Nebraska / Church School #280599

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 22, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Louisville, Nebraska) Release of Reverend Everett Sileven, jailed for running church school without certified teachers, reported; response of nation's fundamentalist Baptists noted. [SILEVEN considers it a victory for God.] Background to church-state conflict recalled; Moral Majority's demonstration at school's closing reported, shown. [Lieutenant Governor Roland LUEDTKE - thinks Sileven's actions are a disservice to Nebraska education and Christianity.] [Reverend Jud RILEY - doesn't believe they are a minority.] [State senate Chris BEUTLER - notes middle of night call from Wyoming.] Impact on school's students and Sileven's agreement to not resume school until December mentioned.
REPORTER: Meredith Vieira

Rather, Dan;
Vieira, Meredith

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