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Supreme Court / Pledge of Allegiance Case / Lithwick Interview #751127

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 24, 2004
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(Studio: Heidi Collins) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Bob Franken) The issue before the Supreme Court of the constitutionality of the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance featured; scenes shown of a rally outside the court; details given of the case brought by Michael Newdow about his daughter's recitation of the pledge in school; statements quoted from Newdow & Justice William Rehnquist; courtroom sketches by Bill Hennessy shown. [Newbold's daughter's mother Sandra BANNING†- comments.]

(Studio: Heidi Collins) Live interview held with slate.com's legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick about the case. [From Charlottesville, LITHWICK - outlines the crux of Newdow's argument on behalf of atheists; predicts the court will decide on the constitutionality of the words in this religious issue.]

Collins, Heidi;
Franken, Bob

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