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Ohio / Catholic Church vs. Child #311547

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 18, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Toledo, Ohio: Frank Currier) Catholic Church's expulsion of 11-yr.-old Sarahbeth Eason from parochial school due to her and mother's position on abortion examined; background to controversy reviewed. [PEOPLE - debate issue.] [EASON - explains her position on abortion.] Child's mother noted assistant director of local abortion clinic, target last year of bombing. [Concepcion EASON - believes church is punishing daughter for her activities.] Father James Miller's letter to Eason and demand that she write recantation of abortion before being allowed to return to school quoted on screen. [Diocese spokesperson James RICHARDS - hopes for reconciliation.] [WOMAN - disagrees with church's tactics in case.]

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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