Search the Archive

Senate / Tuition Tax Credit Debate #55180

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 15, 1978
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Senator debate on tuition tax credit for private secondary and elementary schools noted. Question of separation of church and state, because of parochial schools' aid under tuition tax credit, outlined.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Admissions of bill's proponents that they lost before vote reported [Senator Robert PACKWOOD - states reasons as religious bigotry and that some genuinely thought bill unconstitutional.] Vote to strike private school tax credits noted. [Senator Ernest HOLLINGS - denies religious bigotry affected vote; notes Catholic Senators general favored elimination of federal aid to private and parochial elementary and secondary schools.] Proposals to give tuition tax credit for colleges outlined. President Carter's opposition to tuition tax credits mentioned.
REPORTER: Don Farmer Artist: Freda Reiter

Reporter(s):
Farmer, Don;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:02:00

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.