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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #910

SEGMENT LINEUP: "Faith and Family in America, Religion and Parenting/Supreme Court Nominee Samuel Alito/Supreme Court and Brazilian Religious Rituals"

Betty Rollin explores the concerns of both traditional and nontraditional parents in raising children, gender roles in the home and how faith is transmitted from one generation to the next. Tim O'Brien joins Bob Abernethy to discuss the implications of the nomination of Federal Appeals Court Judge Samuel Alito to succeed Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and provides an update on a pending case before the High Court involving the religious rights of a Brazilian group seeking to use hallucinogenic tea leaves for use in worship ceremonies. [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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