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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Republicans and Religion/Basil Brave Heart/Diwali (#1009)

Kim Lawton looks at the Republican Party's relationship with religious conservatives and how the issue of gay marriage is being used to galvanize voter turnout; Bob Faw talks with Lakota Elder Basil Brave Heart about how his battle with alcohol enabled him to find new meaning and purpose in his life helping others struggling with addictions; Monu Harnal describes the spiritual significance of Hindu Goddess Lakshmi in the celebration of Diwali. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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