Search the Archive

Supreme Court / Elec. Laws, Creationism #307724

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 10, 1986
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Supreme Court rulings on participation of independent voters in open primaries and on state rights regarding composition of November ballot reported

(Baton Rouge, LA: Fred Graham) Case before Supreme Court involving LA's mandatory teaching of creationism whenever Darwin's theory of evolution is taught examined; details given, scenes shown. [School board spokesperson Sam ROSENBERG - considers creationism purely religious teaching.] [LA attorney general William GUSTE - defs. law.] Scopes trial of 1920s recalled; photos shown. Creationists' legal argument discussed; scenes shown courtesy Films for Christ Association [Institution for Creation Research spokesperson Dr. Duane GISH - considers evolution irrational.] [Teacher Pepper DAVIES - believes creationists are trying to stop teaching of evolution.] Arguments presented Supreme Court outlined. (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Graham, Fred;
Rather, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.