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Release Date:
1 November 2004 (UK) See more »
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Cast

 

George Bush ... Himself (archive footage)

George W. Bush ... Himself

Jimmy Carter ... Himself

Bill Clinton ... Himself (archive footage)

Ritchie Coster ... Himself - Narrator

Jerry Falwell ... Himself
Billy Graham ... Himself (archive footage)
Tim LaHaye ... Himself (as Reverend Tim LaHaye)

Ronald Reagan ... Himself (archive footage)
Pat Robertson ... Himself (archive footage)
Paul Weyrich ... Himself

Directed by
Calvin Skaggs 
David Van Taylor 
 
Produced by
Lewanne Jones .... senior producer: archives
Ali Pomeroy .... producer
Charles Schuerhoff .... executive producer
Calvin Skaggs .... executive producer
Calvin Skaggs .... producer
David Van Taylor .... producer
 
Original Music by
John Morris 
 
Film Editing by
Pamela Scott Arnold  (as Pamela Arnold)
Sara Fishko  (as Sarah Fishko)
Jay Freund 
Cindy Kaplan Rooney 
 
Sound Department
Rick Dior .... sound re-recording mixer
Andrew Garrison .... sound
Katherine Gordon Miller .... assistant sound editor
Daniel Pagan .... supervising sound editor
Ali Pomeroy .... sound
Rob Silverthorne .... sound
Jeffrey Stern .... supervising sound editor
Bob Sullivan .... sound
Tony Volante .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Deborah Eve Lewis .... camera (as Deborah Lewis)
Steve Schecter .... camera
Brett Wiley .... camera
 
Editorial Department
Rebecca Arndt .... assistant editor
Steve Seng .... on-line editor
Don Wyllie .... on-line editor
 
Other crew
Jerret Engle .... interviews
Jerret Engle .... researcher
Bob Gill .... titles and graphics
Sophie Lam .... production office coordinator
Cara Leroy .... production office coordinator
Lynn Mirabito .... production office coordinator
Bennett Singer .... interviews
Bennett Singer .... researcher
Maura Wogan .... legal services
 
Thanks
Michael Cromartie .... special thanks (as Mike Cromartie)
Marc DeMoss .... special thanks
Valerie Merrill .... special thanks
Jesse Pomeroy .... special thanks (as Jesse Hart Pomeroy)
Carol Stertzer .... special thanks
Simone Van Taylor .... special thanks
 

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100 min
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Trivia:
Channel 4 in the UK broadcast this film on 1 November 2004, the eve of the U.S. presidential election, 2 November 2004.See more »
Movie Connections:
Features "The 700 Club" (1966)See more »
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AlleluiaSee more »

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6 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
docu-drama, 12 November 2006
Author: wrlang from United States

With God on Our Side… is an excessive title about Christian church fundamentalism and how, like the Taliban, religious groups feel a God given right to institute a society of specific religious beliefs that not everyone shares. It contains basic information on several waves of fear driven panic held by evangelicals during hard and trying times and how ultimately the severe Taliban style restrictions fail to produce the intended results. It touches on past presidents including GWB, Reagan, Nixon and other conservatives who the evangelicals had wanted to be their political saviors that would institute sweeping Taliban style changes on the American public. It should be obvious from the founding fathers not stating Christianity was the national religion that they felt that religion had meaning only to the individual. Relatively neutral in presentation one could say it was pro evangelical and one could also say it was anti-evangelicals for putting such wild eyed fundamentalists on the screen shouting for clamping down on sin. The special features tended to be anti-evangelical interviews.

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