Distributor:  Icarus Films
Length:  60 minutes
Date:  1996
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English
Grade level: 8-12, College, Adult
Color/BW:  Color
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With God On Our Side - Episode 1

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With God On Our Side - Episode 1

Post-War fundamentalism is marked by optimism, mass revival meetings, and disdain for worldly politics. But current events -- from America's growing anti-Communism to the election of Catholic John Kennedy to the Civil Rights movement -- prod evangelical Christians into the political arena. Dismayed by Supreme Court rulings banning school prayer and encouraged by the Goldwater '64 campaign, conservative Christians rise up in Anaheim, California, to launch a nationwide revolt against sex education.

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Citation

Main credits

Skaggs, Calvin (Producer)
Skaggs, Calvin (Director)
Robertson, Cliff (Director)

Distributor credits

A film by Calvin Skaggs and David Van Taylor

Docuseek2 subjects

Evangelical
History of Religion
U.S. Government and Politics
Late 20th Century (U.S. History)
20th Century
Fundamentalism

Distributor subjects


AIDS/HIV
Abortion
American Studies
Christianity
Cold War
Education
Gay Studies
Health Care Issues
History (U.S.)
Media Studies
Politics
Social Movements

Keywords

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