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Texas / Creation vs. Evolution #296375

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 13, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(El Paso, Texas) National implications of Texas state school board's decision today regarding inclusion of evolution and creation theories in school biology textbooks explained, discussed. [People for the American Way spokesperson Michael HUDSON - feels today's board ruling is victory for science education] [Creationist Norma GABLER - anticipates future battle.] [Mel GABLER - sees battle for values.] [HUDSON - feels only the fearful and insecure view issue as war.] Econ. basis of Texas textbook sales and impact on other states' choice of textbooks noted.
REPORTER: David Dick

Dick, David;
Rather, Dan

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