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School Prayer / Football Games #636239

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 01, 2000
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Asheville, North Carolina: Fredricka Whitfield) The battles is the South over school prayers at high school football games following the Supreme Court ruling featured; details given of spontaneous prayers at games; scenes shown from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and Greenville, SC, of people in prayer. [Two PEOPLE - comment about prayer at games.] [In Asheville, North Carolina, Trinity Baptist Church Dr. Ralph SEXTON - says nobody is asking for anything new with religious liberty.] [Son Micah RATNER - says the name of Jesus in the prayers is offensive.] [Daughter Dina RATNER - says she feels left out at games.] [Baptist Joint Committee Melissa ROGERS - asks what will happen when other religious groups start praying.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Whitfield, Fredricka

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