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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #203

This episode began with a report from RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY's managing editor and correspondent Kim Lawton in which she explored what part religion is playing in the redemption of Bill Clinton. The second segment contained a report from Bob Abernethy on the religious right's reactions to President Clinton's dilemma at the Christina Coalition's annual meeting September 18 and 19 in Washington DC. In the third segment, Religion & Ethics Newsweekly took a closer look at one of this country's most difficult moral issues. Contributing correspondent Tom D'Antoni reported on the heart-wrenching story of an Oregonian stricken with cancer who has decided to use the Death with Dignity law. In the fourth segment, Religion & Ethics Newsweekly correspondent Herb Kaplow talked with Rabbi David Hartman, head of Israel's Hartman Institute, about the state of Jewish - Arab relations and the strain between the country's ultra Orthodox community and its more liberal Jewish residents. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: This series provides in-depth coverage of the top religion and ethics stories of the week as well as religious and ethical perspectives on domestic and foreign events and the arts. Hosted by veteran journalist Bob Abernethy, the series brings viewers breaking news through live and taped reports filed by a team of correspondents in the field and interviews with prominent newsmakers.

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