Air Date: January 2, 2013
Host: Vic Eliason
Guest: Phyllis Schlafly
Phyllis Schlafly is the founder and president of Eagle Forum, a national organization of citizens who participate as volunteers in the public policy making process.
After presenting brief comments on the fiscal cliff negotiations, Phyllis took listeners on a conversational tour of her long career. For example:
–She worked her way through college as a “gunner” on a night shift at what was the largest ammunition plant in the world in St. Louis.
–Pursued political science at Harvard and obtained a master’s degree.
–Ran for Congress in 1952 and again in 1970.
–She stopped the Equal Rights Amendment while pursuing a law degree.
–Helped build anti-communist sentiment in America.
–Recognizes the problems of poor history teaching and student reading skills in public schools.
–She’s the author of 20 books including her latest, “No Higher Power: Obama’s War on Religious Freedom”.
One person can make a difference. Let Phyllis inspire you with her story when you review this edition of Crosstalk.