Farah Pandith speaks about how George Washington's 1790 letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island began a American tradition of respect toward people of different faiths.
Martha Minow speaks about the unique role protection of religious liberty plays in American democracy.
The Stax Music Academy performs "Respect Yourself" by The Staple Singers (2014). The Staple Singers were an all family band whose origins were singing gospel music.
From gospel and soul to R&B and funk music, Cleotha, Pervis, Yvonne, Mabel and their father Roebuck "Pops" Staples had several hits rise to the top of the billboard charts.
This program recalls how massive immigration, child labor laws, and the explosive growth of cities fueled school attendance and transformed public education.