CNN Evening News for Saturday, Jul 03, 2004
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.
(Atlanta: Bruce Burkhardt) The writing of the Declaration of Independence featured; details given about the editing of the document by Thomas Jefferson and members of the Continental Congress; scenes shown of edited first drafts. [Historian Pauline MAIER- notes the contributions of the Congress; explains her theory that the document came out of English tradition; comments on the borrowing of ideas from a document written by George Mason.]
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