Separation of Church and State in Principle and Politics

Former Senator Birch Bayh spoke about the First Amendment, specifically the separation of church and state. Topics included the first… read more

Former Senator Birch Bayh spoke about the First Amendment, specifically the separation of church and state. Topics included the first Constitutional Convention, the development of the Bill of Rights, the relationship between a citizen and his or her government, the 18th century Anglican Church, and the Supreme Court decision on school prayer. After his presentation he answered audience members' questions.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Bayh, Birch U.S. Senator (Former) [D] Indiana
  • Goodheart, Adam Fellow Washington College->Starr (C.V.) Center for the Study of the American Experience
  • Widmer, Edward "Ted" L. Director Washington College->Starr (C.V.) Center for the Study of the American Experience
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Separation of Church and State in Principle and Politics

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Program ID:
191309-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Chestertown, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Mar 11, 2006
Last Aired:
Mar 13, 2006

Airing Details

  • Mar 11, 2006 | 10:17pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 12, 2006 | 1:17am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 13, 2006 | 8:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
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