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Alabama / Monument Debate / Church & State #736391

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 27, 2003
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Montgomery, Alabama: Mark Strassmann) The removal of the Ten Commandments monument from public view in the Alabama state judicial building in Montgomery featured; scenes shown of the monument being moved, of the protest outside the building, and of the statue of Moses with the Ten Commandments on the Supreme Court building; map shown of states with pending challenges about public displays of the Ten Commandments. [Monument supporters Betsy WILSON†, Ken BARNETT†- react.] [Southern Poverty Law Center Richard COHEN†- says the rule of law has to prevail.] [CBS News legal analyst Andrew COHEN†- cites protocol for displaying the Ten Commandments.] The suspension of Alabama chief justice Roy Moore mentioned.

Roberts, John;
Strassmann, Mark

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