WGBH Forum Network; Who Are the American Fascists?
Who Are the American Fascists? Chris Hedges, reporter, 2002 Pulitzer Prize Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges explores the rise of the Christian right in America, drawing parallels with the rise of fascism in Europe prior to the Second World War. How does the vision of the United States as a Christian nation relate to our Bill of Rights? Why does Hedges identify the increasing political power of Christian fundamentalism as a war against America? This program is supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities.
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WHO ARE THE AMERICAN FASCISTS? CHRIS HEDGES, REPORTER, 2002 PULITZER PRIZE
PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING JOURNALIST CHRIS HEDGES EXPLORES THE RISE OF THE CHRISTIAN RIGHT IN AMERICA, DRAWING PARALLELS WITH THE RISE OF FASCISM IN EUROPE PRIOR TO THE SECOND WORLD WAR. HOW DOES THE VISION OF THE UNITED STATES AS A CHRISTIAN NATION RELATE TO OUR BILL OF RIGHTS? WHY DOES HEDGES IDENTIFY THE INCREASING POLITICAL POWER OF CHRISTIAN FUNDAMENTALISM AS A WAR AGAINST AMERICA?
THIS PROGRAM IS SUPPORTED IN PART BY A GRANT FROM THE MASSACHUSETTS FOUNDATION FOR THE HUMANITIES.
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