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BILL MOYERS

The Journal: Race in America

  • Aired: 11/23/2007
  • 53:36
  • Rating: NR
With the noose and the lynching tree entering the national discussion, Bill Moyers interviews theologian James Cone about how these powerful images relate to the symbol of the cross and how they signify both tragedy and triumph. Dr. Cone is the Charles A. Briggs Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary in New York. Also, singer Berenice Johnson Reagon.
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Theologian James Cone on the symbolism of the cross and the lynching tree.
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