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Wired for Faith (Colleges & Religion) Part I #847149

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 14, 2006
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The first part of the "Wired for Faith" series introduced.

(Madison, Wisconsin: Kelly Cobiella) The turning of college students to faith & religion examined; scenes shown from the University of Wisconsin; details given about the Campus Crusade for Christ, a sort of "college party for God." [Prayer group leader student Rae GILLEN†- comments on her depression & her change.] Statistics on college religion cited. The construction of privately funded religious-themed dorms close to campus with passageways to the church noted. [Pres House director {Presbyterian} Rev. Mark ELSDON†- shows the new building that connects to the church.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Tomorrow's segment previewed.

Couric, Katie;
Cobiella, Kelly

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