NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 03, 1997
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Statistics on divorce cited.
(Baton Rouge, LA: Gwen Ifill) Louisiana's dramatic approach to the soaring divorce rate in the United States featured; details given of the "covenant wedding" contract. [Couple Pamela LeBLANC and Mark McDONALD - state their opinions on divorce and marriage.] [State legislator Tony PERKINS, divorce lawyer Fred CARVER, Louisiana ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Martha KEGEL - talk about the new state law requiring couples to undergo premarital counseling and makes obtaining a divorce harder.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Columnist Katha Pollitt's views on marriage and divorce presented. [POLLITT - gives her views on marriage and divorce.]
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