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Kanawha County / Textbook Controversy #29519

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 08, 1974
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(Studio) Some miners bothered by Kanawha Cnty. textbook controversy. School bd. approves most books for classroom use today.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Charleston, West Virginia) School board says child won't be required to read books if he or parents object to books' contents. Compromise not acceptable to bd. member Mrs. Alice Moore. [Mrs. MOORE - lists objections to books.] Truancy law to be strictly enforced once again. [School superintendent Dr. Kenneth UNDERWOOD - says truancy laws in full effect beginning Tuesday] 2 exs. of controversial texts shown.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Smith, Howard K.

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