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Reverend Barbara Harris and Bishop David Johnson of the Episcopal Church
[Barbara Harris to be ordained as Episcopal Bishop]
Original Airdate: 1/25/1989

Length: 00:03:13
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports on the ordination of Reverend Barbara Harris (Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts) as Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. Jones notes that Harris' ordination has been the focus of international attention and controversy. Jones' report includes footage of Harris and David Johnson (Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts) at a press conference. Harris says that she will seek understanding with opponents of her ordination. Jones also interviews James Solheim (Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts) and Greer Gordon (Catholic Archdiocese of Boston). Solheim talks about about opposition to Harris's nomination and his support of her nomination. Gordon talks about the reasons for the Roman Catholic Church's opposition to the ordination of women.

Contributor : Reporter
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 6278   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102982 
VHS cassette 105336 
Betacam cassette 105361 
digital betacam cassette 105360 

Subject : Keywords
African American religious leaders
African American women
Catholic Church
Episcopal Church

Subject : Personal Names
Gordon, Greer
Harris, Barbara
Johnson, David
Jones, Marcus
Solheim, James

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts

Type : Genre
News - Television

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