FRONTLINE God in America: Five: Soul of a Nation
Revivals and crusades in the post-World War II era Details
Episode: God in America: Five: Soul of a Nation
Evangelist Billy Graham tries to inspire a revival, fusing faith and patriotism to battle "godless communism." Americans flock in record numbers to houses of worship; nonbelievers and religious minorities appeal to the Supreme Court for protections. Martin Luther King, Jr. emerges as a modern-day prophet, calling upon the nation to honor biblical teachings and the founders' democratic ideals.
Premiere Date: 10/13/2010
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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