Pauline Maier; American Jewish Culture

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Friday 07/04/1997

Pauline Maier, professor of American history at MIT and author of "American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence," explains how the Declaration was written and why it has become so sacred. Journalist Craig Horowitz and scholars Rabbi Ishmar Schorsch, Elliott Abrams, and Alan Dershowitz debate whether American Jews have assimilated so far as to have lost their Jewish culture and ethnicity.