The Crumbling Wall Between Church and State

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photoTwo controversial court rulings this week have American's temperatures rising over the sometimes blurry divisions between church and state in the U.S.

We'll look at that intersection where religion enters public life, and vice versa — from Jefferson to Eisenhower to today's George W. Bush — and ask: where are you finding the overlap uncomfortable? Are you asking: One nation, under whose God, or any God at all?


Rob Boston, Americans United for the Separation of Church and State

Charles Haynes, Senior Scholar at the Freedom Forum First Amendment Center and Author: Finding Common Ground: A Guide to Religious Liberty in Public School

William Van Alstyne
Constitutional Law Professor at Duke University Law School, formely 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 June 28, 2002.


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