Book Discussion on God on Trial

Peter Irons talked about his book God on Trial: Dispatches from America’s Religious Battlefields, published by Viking. Professor… read more

Peter Irons talked about his book God on Trial: Dispatches from America’s Religious Battlefields, published by Viking. Professor Irons, also a constitutional lawyer, outlined major court cases involving the separation of church and state, including a cross in a public park, organized prayer at high school football games, Ten Commandment displays in courtrooms, the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools, and teaching the intelligent design theory in schools. His book incorporated first-person accounts from those involved on both sides of each case. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. close

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

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  • Peter H. Irons Professor Emeritus University of California, San Diego->Political Science Department
  • Jamil Zaidi Assistant Manager Elliott Bay Book Company

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Book Discussion on God on Trial

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Public Affairs Event
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Seattle, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Jun 24, 2007
Last Aired:
Aug 19, 2007

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  • Jun 24, 2007 | 3:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 21, 2007 | 10:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 19, 2007 | 7:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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