ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 11, 1984
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(Studio) National Christmas tree noted scheduled for lighting this week.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Controversy over government-sponsored nativity scene on White House lawn discussed; films shown. [Lutheran Council spokesperson Dr. Charles BERGSTROM - feels government's attitude is harmful to Christianity; explains.] [American Jewish Committee spokesperson Dr. David GORDIS - agrees.] Interior Secretary William Clark's defense of scene quoted on screen. [National Park Service spokesperson Sandra ALLY - offers official rationale.] Recent Supreme Court ruling on issue recalled.
REPORTER: Tim O'Brien
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