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Jesus Factor, The
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Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

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As an evangelical Christian, President Bush has something in common with the 46 percent of Americans who describe themselves as being "born again" or having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Often has the president recounted praying about major decisions facing the nation -- but what do we actually know about the rudiments of George Bush's faith? To what extent do the president's spiritual beliefs affect or influence his political decision making? And how closely do Bush's religious views mirror those of the country's burgeoning -- and politically influential -- evangelical movement?



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Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Jesus Factor, The,” 05/20/2004, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_83DE79AA824C4A9EBC8D157CE7899126.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Jesus Factor, The.” 05/20/2004. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_83DE79AA824C4A9EBC8D157CE7899126>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Jesus Factor, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_83DE79AA824C4A9EBC8D157CE7899126
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