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ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 17, 1980
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(Studio) Report with regard to selection of textbooks used in teaching.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Longview, Texas) Mel and Norma Gabler with staff of six said to review texts. [GABLERS - comment with regard to tents and their role as self-appointed reviewers of school books.] [Texas Education Commissioner Dr. Alton BOWEN - says Gablers have been helpful.] [McGraw-Hill spokesperson Randy MARSHALL - says some of their protests are extreme and only meet needs of a particular small group.] Stated that economics of textbook publication forces publishers to publish texts that satisfy Texas school systems and therefore they must satisfy the Gablers.

Dale, Al;
Donaldson, Sam

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