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November 21, 2019

Hour 1: Update on Impeachment Inquiry

For the fourth time ever in American history, the House of Representatives has launched an impeachment inquiry into a sitting president, and the inquiry is currently in the investigation phase. Thursday on Mornings with Eric and Brigitte, Dr. Mark Caleb Smith from Cedarville University will give us an update on the current impeachment inquiry taking place in the nation's capital.

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Hour 2: The First Thanksgiving

Do you know these two important facts about Thanksgiving?  After the victory of the Battle of Saratoga during the Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress proclaimed the first National Day of Thanksgiving, on November 1, 1777.  After the U.S. Congress passed the First Amendment, it requested President George Washington issue a National Day of Thanksgiving, which he did, on October 3, 1789. On Thursday join Mornings with Eric and Brigitte when author and radio host, William J. Federer shares more interesting details about the first Thanksgiving.

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Hour 3: Mr. Rogers Movie

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, a film about legendary children’s television host Fred Rogers, comes to theaters next week.  This film, which is loosely based on a true story, examines the impact Mr. Rogers has on a cynical journalist—and by extension, the impact he’s had on so many other people, too.  Thursday on Mornings with Eric and Brigitte, senior associate editor for Plugged in Movie Review's Adam Holz, talks about the impact of this movie on today's culture and how everyone that came in contact with Mr. Rogers felt like they really knew him.

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IN THIS EPISODE

Mark Caleb Smith
Mark Caleb Smith

Mark Caleb Smith

Dr. Mark Smith is the Chair, Professor of Political Science, Director of the Center for Political Studies at Cedarville University.  He teaches courses in American politics, constitutional law, and research methodology/data analysis. He has authored numerous refereed journal articles, book chapters, and other publications. His primary research interest is in the field of religion and American politics. Before joining the faculty at Cedarville, Dr. Smith taught at Tulane University and Calvin College. 

William J. Federer
William J. Federer

William J. Federer

William Federer is a nationally known speaker, best-selling author, and president of Amerisearch, Inc., a publishing company dedicated to researching America's noble heritage.  Bill's AMERICAN MINUTE radio feature is broadcast daily across America and by the Internet. His Faith in History television airs on the TCT Network on stations across America and via DirectTV. 

Adam Holz
Adam Holz

Adam Holz

Adam Holz is a senior associate editor for Plugged In, a Focus on the Family publication designed to shine light on the entertainment industry, giving families the essential tools they need to understand, navigate and impact the culture in which they live. He also writes for Focus on the Family’s Clubhouse magazine and has been a Boundless contributor.

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