NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Supreme Court decision on municipal govts.' right to display nativity scenes, arising from suit brought by Pawtucket, Rhode Island, examined; background to case reviewed. [Mayor Henry KINCH - claims religion is generic to United States culture and heritage.] Chief Justice Warren Burger's opinion and that of dissenting justices quoted, discussed. [Plaintiff Greg FRAZIER - reacts to defeat.] [American Jewish Congress spokesperson, NYU Law School dean Norman REDLICH - feels ruling favors not only 1 religion over all others, but religion over non-religion in general]
REPORTER: James Polk Artist: Betty Wells
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