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  • Up Close: December 8, 2014

    by TJC Staff
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    On this week’s Up Close, a look at interfaith marriage in America.

    First, in addition to being of different religious backgrounds, Lucinda Franks and Robert Morgenthau are decades apart in age, but that didn’t stop them from falling in love. The youngest woman to ever win the Pulitzer Prize, journalist Lucinda Franks talks about how she met and married famed Jewish NY District Attorney Bob Morgenthau, and the reaction to their unlikely union, in her book, Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me.

    Then, taking a broader view of the interfaith marriage phenomenon and its effect on American society is Naomi Schaefer Riley. She discusses the results of national surveys and in-depth interviews she conducted for her book, ‘Til Faith Do Us Part: How Interfaith Marriage is Transforming America.

    Watch the complete episode of Up Close on TJC on-demand on cable in the TJC Original Series/Interviews category. You can also watch highlights from the episode in the video above, or listen to the complete audio of this episode at the top of this post or by subscribing to our weekly audio podcast at http://feeds.feedburner.com/tjcupclose or on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/tjcs-up-close/id807702211.

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