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Family Series - Part II: Marriage

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Family Series - Part II: Marriage

Family Series - Part II: Marriage

Family Series - Part II: Marriage

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On the heels of a Supreme Court decision on anti-sodomy laws, the debate on gay marriage is heating up. But for some the real question is whether government should be governing marriage at all. Host Lynn Neary and guests discuss the history and future of marriage and the state.

Guests:

Nancy Cott
*Professor of history, Harvard University
*Author, Public Vows: a History of Marriage and the Nation (Harvard Press: 2002)

Mike McManus
*founder, Marriage Savers


Nancy Polikoff
*Professor of Law, American University Law School