In Depth with Marvin Olasky

Marvin Olasky was interviewed about his life, his career and his body of writing. He spoke about his religious journey from Judaism to… read more

Marvin Olasky was interviewed about his life, his career and his body of writing. He spoke about his religious journey from Judaism to atheism to Christianity and political journey from communism to conservatism. Topics included welfare reform and compassionate conservatism. He responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic mail.

A video clip was shown of Mr. Olasky at his home in Austin, Texas, talking about his writing habits and teaching. Photographs of people in his life were shown. A video clip was shown of Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich talking about Mr. Olasky’s book The Tragedy of American Compassion on the floor of the house on January 4, 1995.

Professor Olasky is the editor in chief of World Magazine and a professor of journalism at the University of Texas. He is the author of over a dozen books including Compassionate Conservatism, Standing for Christ in a Modern Babylon, The American Leadership Tradition, Renewing American Compassion, and The Politics of Disaster. close

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

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 6, 2007
Last Aired:
May 12, 2007

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  • May 06, 2007 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 07, 2007 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 12, 2007 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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