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NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 21, 1976
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(Studio) Supreme Court rules with regard to state aid to insts. with religious affiliations.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Court votes 5-4 to okay use of public money for church-related activity. Justice Harry Blackmun reads decision which upholds taxpayer subsidy of 4 Maryland cblleges affiliated with Catholic Church.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(College Park, MD) Maryland paid $14 million since 1972 for private colleges and $4 million to church-related schools.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Baltimore, Maryland) Loyola College affected by ruling. Money may be spent for any nonreligious purpose. By inference, court upholds 9 states' subsidy plans and 1 federal subsidy program. 1/10 of United States students attend private or church-related colleges.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(DC) Court didn't indicate it would allow help for church-related primary and secondary schools.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Brinkley, David;
Stern, Carl

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