We interview Jeff Sharlet, author of C Street: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy, a follow-up to The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power.Â The Family, you may recall, is a secretive and radical Christian group that counts Senators and Congressmen among its members, organizes the annual National Prayer Breakfast, and courts vicious Third World dictators–all in the name of Jesus.Â C Street covers events that have occurred since the publication of The Family, including there political sex scandals, the so-called Kill the Gays bill proposed in Uganda, and the chilling evangelical infiltration of the US military.
For more about Jeff visit JeffSharlet.com.
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Recorded October 6, 2010.Â Hosted by John C. Snider and David Driscoll.
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