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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #407

The program includes a cover story on the impact of senator Joseph Lieberman's vice presidential candidacy on American Jewish voters this election; a news feature looking into the legal battle in Canada in which thousands of native Indians have sued the state and various churches for abuse, after the government established a program to send all Canadian Indians to state and church-run schools where many were subjected to physical and sexual violence, beginning in the late 1800s; and a report on the role of religion in the current rancor in the Middle East between Israelis and Palestinians. [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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