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Supreme Court / American Indians #313687

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 30, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Klamath, California: Rita Braver) Six Rivers National Forest near Eureka, California, featured as Indian sacred land; details given, scenes shown. [Indian Walt LARA - says great spirit lives here.] Scenes shown of Indian prayer. National Forest Service reported claiming land belongs to all and highway should be built nearby; details given. [Miller Redwood spokesperson Scott SCHROEDER - explains how highway would revitalize lumber business] Indian tribal leaders' comments quoted. [Indian Chris PETERS - says jobs for Indians are needed, but destroying sacred place is everlasting damage.] Indians reported arguing First Amendment religious freedoms before United States Supreme Court [US Forest Service spokesperson Richard FERNEAU - land belongs to everyone.] [LARA - defends Indian heritage.] Decision reported belonging to Supreme Court (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Reporter(s):
Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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