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Presbyterian Church (USA) #290874

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 11, 1983
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(Studio) New unified Presbyterian Church (USA) reported selecting J. Randolph Taylor as leader; church's division since Civil War recalled.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Atlanta, Georgia) Presbyterian unification examined; background to Church's disunity, stemming from slavery issue, recalled. [Reverend John F. ANDERSON, Junior - notes desire for unity.] Pol. problems facing new church outlined. [Reverend James COSTIN - fears blacks will no longer have leadership roles.] [Reverend Patricia McCLURG - notes women's concern over losing ground gained under separate churches.] Escape clause provided for congregations explained.
REPORTER: Renee Ferguson

Ferguson, Renee;
Schieffer, Bob

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