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Sex Education / Catholic School #7228

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 23, 1969
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(Studio) 3 Catholic bps. in Maryland say parents have a right to take children out of school if sex education violates their moral or religious convictions.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Rutland, VT) Sister Rita Marie Emerson and others set up sex education programs at Saint Peter's School for grades 1-8. Film of Sister teaching class, telling how twins dvp. She uses models to show body pts. [SISTER - explains impregnation.] [GIRL - says won't have to ask questions when older.] [2nd GIRL - says don't think Mother would have told me about twins until I was older.] [SISTER - says schools can supplement sex education and put it in perspective. Wants children to be authentic men and women, and have a wholesome attitude. Not member of Communist Party, but card-carrying Catholic.]
REPORTER: Jim Burnes

Reporter(s):
Burnes, Jim;
Donaldson, Sam
Duration:
00:03:00

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