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Prayer In Schools / Florida #480349

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 14, 1975
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(Studio) Federal court rules that Okaloosa Cnty., Florida, schools must stop reading Bible and praying in school until case tried.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Fort Walton Beach, Florida [Film says California]) Students were allowed to leave class during devotional if they had a note from home. Teachers required to take part. Few teachers filed suit against school board [Teacher Mrs. Champee KEMP - says violates her civil rights. She's not in charge of students' religious education. Religion is personal; it's the job of the home and church.] [Parent Charles GATUN - says major parents here want prayers and Bible reading. Some children deprived of it.] School superintendent will fight decision.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Woodruff, Judy
Duration:
00:02:40

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