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Eye on America (A Nation Divided: Evolution vs. Creationism) Part I #772003

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 22, 2004
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Results of a CBS News/"New York Times" poll on President Bush’s second term and the issue of evolution vs. creationism cited. Special series looking at issues that divide the nation introduced.

(Cobb County, Georgia: Mark Strassmann) The debate over the teaching of evolution in schools examined; details given of the lawsuit filed over the placement of disclaimer stickers in Cobb County, Georgia, textbooks; footage shown from the 1925 Scopes monkey trial; courtroom sketches by Richard Miller shown. [Parents Marjorie ROGERS†, Jeff SELMAN†- offer differing opinions on the issue.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Tomorrow night’s installment previewed.

Rather, Dan;
Strassmann, Mark

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