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California / Textbook Controversy #301281

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 13, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Sacramento, California) Controversy in California over new junior high school textbooks' approach to issue of evolution versus creationism examined. [STUDENT - wants to learn.] [Consultant William BENNETTA - criticizes books' lack of scientific validity; cites example] [Paleontologist Kevin PADIAN - mocks books' semantics.] [Father Michael GUINAN - doesn't believe study of creationism belongs in science class.] [Creationism Center spokesperson Kelly SEAGRAVES - disagrees.] [California school superintendent Bill HONIG - defs. push for scientific literacy.]
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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