Book Discussion on Ten Tortured Words

Stephen Mansfield talked about his book, Ten Tortured Words: How the Founding Fathers Tried to Protect Religion in America...and… read more

Stephen Mansfield talked about his book, Ten Tortured Words: How the Founding Fathers Tried to Protect Religion in America...and What’s Happened Since. He

contended that the separation of church and state rule by the Supreme Court in the 1947 Everson v. Board of Education case is antithetical to the intentions of the Constitution. He argued that prior to the court’s decision American politics relied on a religious foundation. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions.

Stephen Mansfield is the author of several books, including The Faith of George W. Bush. close

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

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Book Discussion on Ten Tortured Words

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Aug 19, 2007
Last Aired:
Jan 6, 2008

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  • Aug 19, 2007 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 19, 2007 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 27, 2007 | 5:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2008 | 7:12am EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jan 06, 2008 | 6:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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