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Jesus in America

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Jesus in America

Jesus in America

Jesus in America

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According to one survey, the 13th greatest American of all time is Jesus. Join NPR's Lynn Neary to talk about a new book that explores the unique and varied role Jesus has played in America, from English puritans to Hollywood filmmakers. Richard Wightman Fox is our guest.

Guest:

Richard Wightman Fox
*Author of Jesus in America: Personal Savior, Cultural Hero, National Obsession

Norman Jewison
*Producer and director of the 1971 film Jesus Christ Superstar
*Director of The Stateman