Kresta in the Afternoon – June 23, 2016 – Hour 2

+  If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty (2 segments)

  • Description: When the Constitution was drafted, a woman asked Ben Franklin what the founding fathers had given America. He retorted, “A republic...if you can keep it.” America’s greatness cannot continue unless we embrace our own crucial role in living out what the founders entrusted to us, including our role as a “nation of nations.” We’ll talk with Eric Metaxas about how America is not a nation bound by ethnic identity, but rather by a radical and unprecedented idea of liberty and how we must reconnect to that idea before it’s too late.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Eric Metaxas
      Eric Metaxas is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of “Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy,” “Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery” and “Miracles.” His writings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and New Yorker. He has appeared as a cultural commentator on CNN, Fox and MSNBC and is the host of the Eric Metaxas Show, a nationally-syndicated daily radio show. He is the founder and host of “Socrates in the City,” an acclaimed series of conversations on Life, God and other small topics and a senior fellow and lecturer at large at the Kings College in New York City.
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