The Faith Factor

Download Audio
photoOver this year's long campaign season, the presidential candidates have staked out their positions on the issues. Most voters have made up their minds. The final days before the election often serve as a "gut" check on the candidates and what they would bring to the presidency.

In the first of a series of discussions about the candidates with journalists who have covered them on the campaign trail, biographer Ron Suskind takes a probing look at the role of faith in George W. Bush's White House.


Ron Suskind, author and journalist, wrote the New York Times Magazine cover story "Faith, Certainty, and the Presidency of George W. Bush," his latest book is
The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, and the Education of Paul O'Neill

Jack Beatty, On Point News Analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly.

This program aired on October 26, 2004.


More from On Point

Listen Live