Reflections of History

June 24th: Catholic Politicians Respond To Church's Abortion Views

June 24th: Catholic Politicians Respond To Church's Abortion Views

Reflections of History - June 24, 2022 - 05:34

On June 24th, 1990, The Catholic Church discusses excommunicating politicians who disagree with the church on abortion rights

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June 23, 2022 - 04:15
On June 23rd, 1972, Richard Nixon conspires to cover up the Watergate investigation.

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June 27, 2022 - 04:49
On June 27, 1927, in Lynbrook, New York… Bob Keeshan, “Captain Kangaroo,” is born.

About The Show

C13Originals and Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Jon Meacham, co-creators of the Webby Award-winning Best Podcast Series It Was Said and the acclaimed podcast Hope,Through History, join together again on a daily series that guides listeners through critical moments in our history. Every Monday through Friday, Meacham travels back to impactful events that occurred on that date in history—the birth of a visionary filmmaker, the debut of an iconic athlete, the discovery of a lifesaving cure, a triumphant legal victory. You’ll learn how that event shaped politics, art, culture, sports and science, and why it’s still relevant today.