78Oct 19, 2007
Values Voter Summit, Morning Session
During the morning portion of the first day of a three-day Values Voters Summit, several Republican presidential candidates and others spoke about policy issues, social policy, and the role of ...
69Jan 25, 2007
Rules for a Global Neighborhood in a Multicultural World
Panelists discussed the growing disconnect between the West and Islam that poses serious challenges to global order. Topics included the conflict between Sunnis and Shi’a Muslims in Iraq, ...
21Dec 2, 2006
Democratic Radio Address
Jim Wallis delivered the weekly Democratic radio address. He said he was invited as a nonpartisan religious leader to deliver the radio speech to try to unite Americans. He talked about ...
25Oct 6, 2005
Book Discussion on God\'s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn\'t Get It
Jim Wallis was interviewed at The Hill's 4th Annual Political Book Fair about his book, God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It, published ...
49Jun 3, 2005
During the closing plenary, the speakers addressed the convention on progressive issues, including labor unions, wages, prison ministry, the Senate filibuster controversy, civil rights, support of ...
123Mar 21, 2005
After Words with Jim Wallis
Jim Wallis talked about his book God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It, published by HarperSanFrancisco. Mr. Wallis argued that ...
26Jan 18, 2005
Role of Religion in Politics
Mr. Wallis talked about the role of religion in politics. Democratic senators recently invited Mr. Wallis -- a left-leaning evangelical and a Democrat -- to talk with them about ...
47Dec 11, 2002
Opposition to War in Iraq
Representatives from several organizations announced a coalition of groups to oppose any potential war in Iraq. Following the announcement they answered questions from reporters.
32Mar 5, 2002
Rally Against Poverty
Participants talked about proposals for Welfare reform and called on legislators to do more to expand access to education, increase training opportunities, support poorer families, and improve ...
42Dec 18, 2001
Book Discussion on Sacred Places, Civic Purposes
Mr. Dionne moderated a discussion on the role of faith-based institutions in America. Recently, Mr. Dionne co-edited a book on the topic titled Sacred Places, Civic Purposes, ...
30Nov 22, 2001
The guests debated the U.S. air strikes on Afghanistan. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.
34Jan 30, 2001
Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Participants talked about President Bush’s plans to establish an office for faith-based and community service initiatives. They talked about the benefits of the office and how they ...
11Jan 29, 2001
Faith-Based Service Programs
Mr. Wallis talked about the formation of President Bush’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.
17Nov 1, 2000
Religion and Politics
The panelists examined the issue of politics and religion, including the use of religious language by the Republican presidential and vice presidential candidates and First Amendment ...
7Sep 22, 2000
Lessons from the Life of an American Preacher
156Jul 30, 2000
“Unconventional” politicians and commentators gathered to discuss and debate the issues as
an alternative to the scripted major party events. Senator McCain emphasized the ...
74Jun 20, 2000
Poverty in America
Panelists discussed the release of the annual Kids Count report. The report detailed the status of poverty in America and how it affects children and families across the ...
55Apr 9, 2000
Debt Cancellation for Poorest Countries
A coalition of national environmental, labor, religious and social justice groups held a rally calling on Congress and the International Monetary Fund to cancel debts of the world’s poorest ...
33Jun 5, 1998
A panel of activists and analysts discussed grassroots democracy and initiatives for political involvement. Constituencies discussed included black youth, voters, volunteers and others.
16Oct 3, 1997
In the newspaper roundtable, Mr. Thomas and Mr. Wallis talked about current news stories of interest to them and took viewer calls.
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