Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Today on "Kresta in the Afternoon" - May 16, 2012

Talking about the "things that matter most" on May 16

4:00 – Dupes: How America's Adversaries Have Manipulated Progressives for a Century
In this startling, intensively researched book, bestselling historian Paul Kengor shines light on a deeply troubling aspect of American history: the prominent role of the “dupe.” From the Bolshevik Revolution through the Cold War and right up to the present, many progressives have unwittingly aided some of America’s most dangerous opponents. Based on never-before-published FBI files, Soviet archives, and other primary sources, Dupes exposes the legions of liberals who have furthered the objectives of America’s adversaries. Kengor shows not only how such dupes contributed to history’s most destructive ideology—Communism, which claimed at least 100 million lives—but also why they are so relevant to today’s politics. Paul joins us.

5:00 – The Heart of Catholic Prayer: Rediscovering The Our Father And The Hail Mary
It's no coincidence that the Our Father and the Hail Mary are closely intertwined in the heart of the Church. At once meditative and catechetical, Mark Shea dissects these two anchors of our faith, line by line, in a journey into the Church's rich tradition of prayer, drawing us more deeply into the heart of the mystery of God's love. Mark is here.

5:30 – HHS Mandate Fight Continues
The Health and Human Services (HHS) Mandate has fueled debates over the Obama Administration's unwillingness to grant the necessary exemptions to religious institutions, forcing these institutions to pay for medical procedures that go against their religious beliefs. Ave Maria Law School Dean Eugene Milhizer is here to explain the HHS Mandate, its constitutional implications, and what part legal action plays.

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