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Dismayed by Supreme Court rulings banning school prayer and encouraged by the Goldwater '64 campaign, conservative Christians rise up in Anaheim, California, to launch a nationwide revolt against sex education.

Icarus Films | 1996 | 60 minutes

Billy Graham and Richard Nixon's symbiotic alliance foreshadows the coming union of religion and politics.

Icarus Films | 1996 | 60 minutes

After Vietnam and Watergate, America is looking for a Good Father-and despite media befuddlement at the "born-again" Jimmy Carter, his religious faith helps convince voters he can heal the nation.

Icarus Films | 1996 | 60 minutes

Seizing the "pro-family" agenda, New Right conservative strategists midwife a brood of new Christian political organizations, most notably Jerry Falwell's Moral Majority.

Icarus Films | 1996 | 60 minutes

Pat Roberston mobilizes an "invisible army" of fervent believers, many of whom had never before engaged in politics, to support his bid for the Presidency, which inevitably sets the agenda for George H.W. Bush's victory over Michael Dukakis.

Icarus Films | 1996 | 60 minutes

While George Bush strains to win their trust, Religious Right leaders turn to a new crusade: building a true grassroots power structure from the ashes of the Robertson campaign.

Icarus Films | 1996 | 60 minutes