National context for local issues
This session: Local attitudes are often influenced by national organizations, some of which are dedicated to spreading an anti-Muslim message. Bob discusses his investigations of the national networks behind the Islam debates.
Bob Smietana is religion writer for The Tennessean and a correspondent for Religion News Service. His stories have appeared in The Washington Post, The LA Times, and The Chicago Tribune, as well as national religious magazines such as Christianity Today, Christian Century, Sojourners, and US Catholic.
Part 1: 18:11
Part 2: 19:28
Part 3: 21:12
Part 4: 20:56