Teaching Evolution A Pennsylvania school district has mandated that a theory called "intelligent design" be taught along with evolution in public schools. We take a look at that and other recent challenges to teaching evolution in public schools.
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A Pennsylvania school district mandates that a theory called "intelligent design" be taught along with evolution in public schools. We take a look at that and other recent challenges to teaching evolution in public schools.

Guests:

Kenneth Miller, author of Finding Darwin's God: A Scientist's Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution. Co-author, Biology (high school textbook). Professor of biology, Brown University.

Charles Haynes, senior scholar and director of education programs, First Amendment Center.

David K. DeWolf, attorney, professor of law. Gonzaga University School of Law.

Nick Matkze, public information project specialist. National Center for Science Education.

Jeff and Carol Brown, board members (both recently resigned), Dover Area School District in Dover, Penn.