Piece image

Vox Pop: Harriet Miers

From: KRCC-FM
Length: 04:01

Christians in Colorado Springs talk about Harriet Miers Read the full description.

Westernskieslogoprx_small There's been a lot in the news lately about Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers' religious beliefs. Anita Miller talked to church goers in Colorado Springs about what they think.

To hear the full audio, sign up for a free PRX account or log in.

More from KRCC-FM

Piece image

COMMENTARY: VOTE ANNA LORD IN STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 21 (03:17)
From: KRCC-FM

Anna Lord is running for the state house seat that covers southwestern El Paso County, and part of eastern Fremont County.
Piece image

HIGH COUNTRY NEWS INTERVIEW: IS THE WEST THE NEW SOUTH? (08:34)
From: KRCC-FM

There's a movement afoot for western states to host their own "Super Tuesday" early primary in the 2008 presidential election cycle.
Piece image

ARMY INVITES COMMENT ON FT. CARSON GROWTH (03:33)
From: KRCC-FM

Meetings to discuss Environmental Impact studies of Ft. Carson?s projected growth.
Piece image

NEW POLL PUTS LAMBORN AHEAD OF FAWCETT (01:08)
From: KRCC-FM

Lamborn leads by 9 in the latest poll, but he holds a similar lead in ?unfavorable impressions,? too.
Piece image

COMMENTARY: CONTROL YOUR PIT BULL, PLEASE (05:22)
From: KRCC-FM

Commentator Sandy Knauf doesn?t think pit bulls should be banned, but as a mother with a neighbor who has a pit bull, she says she?s worried.
Piece image

"LOVE A BULLY" PROTEST FOR DOG RIGHTS (03:38)
From: KRCC-FM

?Love a Bully? march against breed-specific bans on dogs.
Piece image

CANDIDATES STRUGGLE TO WIN DISTICT CONTAINING ASPEN AND ALAMOSA (06:31)
From: KRCC-FM

The fifth district?s senator is currently Lew Entz, a republican potato farmer from Hooper is being challenged this year by Gail Schwartz, a democrat University of Colorado ...
Piece image

SPITEFUL ATTACKS DEFINE RACE FOR COLORADO'S 4TH DISTRICT (04:44)
From: KRCC-FM

Conservative Republican Marilyn Musgrave squared off against Democratic opponent Angie Paccione over the 4th.
Piece image

THE HARDEST CONGRESSIONAL SEAT FROM COLORADO TO WIN (05:00)
From: KRCC-FM

KUNC?s Nancy Greenleese reports on the Democratic former state lawmaker and Repulican ex-cabinet member who are duking it out in the 7th.
Piece image

STATE HOUSE RACES PART ONE: CLOER VS. VARNEY IN DISTRICT 17 (05:14)
From: KRCC-FM

Democrat Christine Varney, a first time candidate, is facing an uphill battle against incumbent Republican Mark Cloer.

Piece Description

There's been a lot in the news lately about Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers' religious beliefs. Anita Miller talked to church goers in Colorado Springs about what they think.

Broadcast History

October 18, 2005. Rebroadcast October 22.

Transcript

*** VOX POP: HARRIET MIERS ***

WHITNEY: Another big debate that’s been in the headlines lately is over Harriet Miers, the White House attorney that President Bush has nominated to be a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. And the debate seems to be less between Republicans and Democrats, than among different conservative groups within the Republican party.

Last week, the White House was emphasizing Miers’ faith, making it widely known that she belongs to “a very conservative evangelical church in Texas.”
So how is President Bush’s nominee playing among evangelicals in the Christian stronghold that is Colorado Springs? Western Skies contributor Anita Miller visited two churches on the city’s north end and gathered these opinions.

SPEAKER 1: I don’t know that much about her. I don’t know what her background is, but I do know that if the President nominated her, then she’s got my...
Read the full transcript

Timing and Cues

Station fundraising spot at end (needs to be cut)

Related Website

http://westernskies.krcc.org