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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #423

The program included a report on George W. Bush's initiative allowing faith-based organizations to compete for federal dollars to provide social services; a cover story examining the controversy in a suburban town in New Jersey over the unauthorized erection of an eruv, a wire built to enclose an era inhabited by orthodox Jews, allowing them to participate in activities forbidden outdoors on the Sabbath; and a feature looking at the success of the film, "Left Behind-The Movie," which is an adaptation of a popular series of books chronicling the story of the end of time as forecasted in The Book of Revelations. [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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