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photoThe Supreme Court takes up the Pledge of Allegiance and those two words: "Under God". We'll hear the fresh debate.

Guests:

Erwin Chemerinsky, professor at the University of Southern California Law Center and chief advisor to Michael Newdow

Jim Henderson, senior attorney for the American Center for Law and Justice, a Christian legal agency

William Van Alstyne, Constitutional Law Professor at Duke University Law School, formerly Deputy Attorney General of California, and member of the Civil Rights Division of the U. S. Department of Justice, author of the seminal law text book "The American First Amendment in the Twenty-First Century."

This program aired on March 24, 2004.

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