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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #220

This program featured a preview of the Pope's upcoming six-day visit to the Western Hemisphere, starting in Mexico City and including a stop in St. Louis, Missouri; a cover story on the changing ethics of journalism following widespread coverage of charges of infidelity made by Hustler Magazine publisher Larry Flynt against Rep. Bob Barr (R-GA); a discussion on the ethical ramifications of a decision by the government of Iceland to sell medical and genetic information about its 270,000 residents to a private research firm; and a look at the Id-al-Fitr, the holy observance that marks the end of Ramadan. [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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