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Tennessee / Textbook Trial #307033

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 24, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bruce Morton) Implications of Judge Thomas Hull's verdict in Tennessee textbook suit brought by religious fundamentalists examined; details given, scenes shown. [Plaintiff Bob MOZERT, Concerned Women for America attorney Michael FARRIS - praise ruling.] [People for the American Way spokesperson Tom DYK - will appeal.] Background to fundamentalists' complaints about Holt Rhinehart and Winston textbooks reviewed. [FARRIS - objects to themes of feminism, humanism, vegetarianism, world government] [People for the American Way spokesperson Anthony PODESTA - fears mass chaos.]

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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