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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #303

This program featured a cover story looking at the history of the Georgian landmark, The First African Baptist Church, which is the first Afro-American church in the United States; a report on the recent hate crime in Ft. Worth, Texas, where a 47-year old man opened fire on a Baptist church congregation and killed eight people before killing himself; and a feature on how a group of religious leaders has banned together to prohibit legislation in North Carolina that would legalize gambling. [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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