ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 18, 1984
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(Studio) Senator noted considering constitutional amendment on school prayer this week
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(DC) Alabama case on school prayer before Supreme Court examined; background to suit explained. [Former Mobile school board director Dan. ALEXANDER - claims educ. system would improve with imposition of local values.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Reverend Barry LYNN - notes National Commission on Educ. didn't consider school prayer means of improving quality of education] Reagan administration `s argument presented to Supreme Court outlined on screen; national status of "moment-of-silence" technique in public schools illustrated on map.
REPORTER: Tim O'Brien
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