But first: A history of how God made it into the pledge of allegiance, and onto our currency – and what that has to do with the rise of the Christian right. We’ll talk to historian Kevin Kruse.
Finally: Anna Deavere Smith on her new production in Berkeley – it tackles the school-to-prison pipeline, and the audience is half the show.
- Kevin M. Kruse, professor of history at Princeton University and author of One Nation Under God: How Ccorporate America Invented Christian America
- Anoop Prasad, staff attorney at Asian Law Caucus in the Immigrant Rights Program, currently representing Daniel Maher in deportation proceedings
- Anna Deavere Smith, award-winning playwright and actor, currently presenting Doing Time in Education at the Berkeley Rep