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Ralph Reed's "Contract with the American Family."

Executive Director of the Christian Coalition, Ralph Reed. The Christian Coalition is a national organization dedicated to mobilizing the religious right, for political and legislative objectives. The coalition was founded by evangelist Pat Robertson. It's "Contract with the American Family" includes calls for: school prayer; eliminating federal funding for abortions; limits on late-term abortions; restrictions on pornography on the Internet, and eliminating federal funding for the NEA and public broadcasting. Ralph Reed is considered to be a very media-savvy spokesman for the Christian Coalition agenda. His recent book, Politically Incorrect (Word), looks into the world of politics and the world of faith.

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Other segments from the episode on July 19, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 19, 1994: Interview with Ralph Reed; Interview with Ron Howard; Review of the television shows "The Larry Sanders Show," "Dream On," and "TV Nation."

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