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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 03, 2002
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Don Teague) The sponsorship of Christian rock music from Chevrolet featured; scenes shown from an Atlanta concert featuring Third Day & Michael W. Smith. [Christian Music Trade Assn. Frank BREEDEN†- cites Christian music sales.] [Creative Trust David HUFFMAN†- talks marketing.] [Chevrolet customer Cara McQUILLEN†- talks family values.] [Chevrolet dealership owner Burnell GUYTON†- talks about the financial return.] The opposition to this mixing of business & religion noted. [Anti-Defamation League Abraham FOXMAN†- calls commercializing religion debasing.] Response to the criticism from the Chevrolet company quoted. [Third Day's Tai ANDERSON†- backs the music as entertainment.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Teague, Don

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