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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #243

This program featured a cover story on Ritalin, the drug established to help children with attention defecit disorder, looking at whether it should be administered so freely as it is in America and whether there are alternatives to a drug for children with behaviour problems; a conversation in which ethicist Rushworth Kidder discussed the increased ethical issues children are faced with in today's society; and a feature on how a capitalist society in Poland has lowered Catholic church attendance and affected the spiritual development of the country. [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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