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Le Moyne College / Spanking / McConnell, Smarrelli Interviews #783404

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 15, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Taped interview held with Le Moyne College graduate student Scott McConnell†, who was dismissed for writing a paper advocating corporal punishment in the schools. [From Buffalo, New York, McCONNELL - states his views on corporal punishment were the sole grounds for dismissal; raises the issue of academic freedom & his appeal letter to Le Moyne.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Taped interview held with Le Moyne provost John Smarrelli about McConnell's case. [From Syracuse, SMARRELLI - offers the college's view on the evaluation of McConnell's paper & the decision not to certify him to teach in New York state; states McConnell refused to meet with him.]

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