The third in a series of weekly historical radio shows produced on the campus of Georgetown University. The show starts with a modern day scenario of a young man and his mother touring Washington, D.C. The mother remarks on the number of "national" churches, which leads to a discussion of the separation of church and state, including the history of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, drafted by Thomas Jefferson. The statute was a precursor to the Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. The show ends up back in the modern day, with the mom and her son being thankful for their freedoms and talking about how the freedom of religion was one of the deciding factors in the immigration of her husband to the United States.
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