Book Discussion on American Gospel

Jon Meacham was interviewed by Professor Gordon about his book, American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation,… read more

Jon Meacham was interviewed by Professor Gordon about his book, American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation, published by Random House. Mr. Meacham talked about religion, the role religion should play in public life, and the history of the constitutional separation of church and state. He discussed how the Founding Fathers shaped America’s political ideals around religion. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.

This discussion took place at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was part of a symposium titled “God and the Founding Fathers.” close

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

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  • Sally Gordon Professor University of Pennsylvania->Law School
  • Tony Green Senior Director National Constitution Center->Programs and National Outreach
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Book Discussion on American Gospel

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Program ID:
192988-1
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Speech
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jul 1, 2006
Last Aired:
Nov 29, 2010

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  • Jul 01, 2006 | 7:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 02, 2006 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 05, 2006 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 09, 2007 | 10:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 20, 2010 | 10:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 20, 2010 | 3:52pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 27, 2010 | 12:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 28, 2010 | 5:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 29, 2010 | 12:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
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