The Lord is Not on Trial Here Today

The Lord is Not on Trial Here Today

Tue, 03/27/2012 - 8:00pm

Learn the compelling personal story behind the U.S. Supreme Court case that set the foundation for the separation of church and state in public schools.The Lord is Not on Trial Here Today, airing Tuesday, March 27 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 11/cable 1011), tells the compelling personal story behind one of the most important First Amendment cases in U.S. Supreme Court history, the case that set the foundation for the separation of church and state in public schools. The film recounts what Vashti McCollum later described as “three years of headlines, headaches and hatred,” but which eventually led to a decision that still resonates in the church-state conflicts of today, 60-plus years after the original decision in McCollum vs. Board of Education. David Ogden Stiers narrates.

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