The Lord Is Not On Trial Here Todayby Jay Rosenstein
The Peabody Award-winning story of how separation of church and state began in American public schools, and the courageous woman who made it happen.Watch Trailer
An exceptional film. Superb in situating the Court case in a historical context.
American Bar Association
The meaning of religious establishment snaps firmly into focus with this excellent documentary on the First Amendment. This engaging film reveals the great difficulty -- and ultimate satisfaction -- of challenging society's mores and settled law. Highly recommended.
Bruce Dierenfield, Professor of History, Canisius College
An enlightening, compelling film that tells the important story of how one courageous woman stood up for the separation of church and state against all odds. Great for use in classes ranging from law and legal studies through religious studies and American history.
Avi Soifer, Dean, Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai'i
A classic documentary-style production, telling a little-known story of a woman, a court case, and a movement that changed American society forever and for the better.
Jack David Eller
Anthropology Review Database
A remarkable story of how one citizen's courage and
idealism profoundly affected a nation's future, this is highly recommended.
AWARDS & SCREENINGS:
George Foster Peabody Award
Bill Moyers' list of "Ten Documentaries of Champions of Social Justice"
Emmy Award, Best Historical Documentary, Mid-America region
Emmy Award, Best Writing, Mid-America region
Silver Gavel Award, American Bar Association - Best Television Program For Fostering the Public's Understanding of Law, 2010
Gracie Award, Outstanding Documentary - Local, Alliance for Women in Media
National PBS Broadcast
CINE Golden Eagle - Historical Non-Fiction Television Division
Bronze Telly - Documentary Category
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