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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #237

This program featured a cover story on the growing trend of home schooling following the recent spate of school shootings, looking at the current status of the public school system and why so many parents are moving against it; a conversation with political philosopher Jean Bethke Elshtain of the University of Chicago on whether the bombing campaign in Kosovo should come to a halt as innocent civilians have become targets of the war and NATO accidentally bombed the Chinese embassy; and a feature taking a look at the miniseries, "Joan of Arc," to see how it has depicted the saint. [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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