ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 07, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Little Rock, Arkansas) Trial involving state law that requires public schools to teach creationist theory examined; background to situation recalled. John Scopes trial in 1925 recalled; film shown. Opening arguments presented Judge William Overton by ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) attorney Robert Cearley, Arkansas attorney general Steven Clark outlined. [CLARK, CEARLEY - express opposing views.] Today's testimony by Prof. George Marsden noted. Significance of case explained.
REPORTER: Rebecca Chase Artist: Freda Reiter
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