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When the Klieg lights blaze on and the Hollywood stars traipse down the red carpet for the photo shots and media interviews at the 22nd Annual Movieguide Awards Gala  on February 7, Lili Baehr will be there — although she may not be in the limelight.

The New American recently interviewed Dr. Ted Baehr at the headquarters of Movieguide and the Christian Film & Television Commission in Camarillo, California.

Although many holidays have broad international appeal, Thanksgiving — arguably America’s second-favorite holiday after Christmas — is celebrated only in the United States and Canada. What originated as a sort of harvest festival among British colonists in the New World has taken on a life of its own. No longer is Thanksgiving a mere celebration of the harvest (a ritual found in many cultures); it has become a symbol of the oft-neglected virtue of gratitude.

A Tennessee parent was arrested when he showed up at his children's school and insisted on walking them home — in violation of a new school district mandate.

There is no question that blacks, as a group, are faring poorly in the United States, so it’s worth knowing whether present policies are working wonderfully or failing spectacularly.

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