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The Family 

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An enigmatic Christian group known as The Family wields enormous influence in Washington, DC, in pursuit of its global ambitions.
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Rooted in local men's groups, the Family's commingling of theology, ideology and worldly power extends its reach all the way to the U.S. presidency.


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Series cast summary:
James Cromwell ...  Doug Coe / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Jeff Sharlet ...  Himself - Author, The Family 5 episodes, 2019
Doug Hampton ...  Himself - Former Senate Aide 4 episodes, 2019
Tessa Albertson ...  Potomac Point Sister 3 episodes, 2019
Zachary Booth ...  Luke 3 episodes, 2019
Lisa Getter ...  Herself - Investigative Journalist 3 episodes, 2019
Nate Klingenberg ...  Ivanwald Brother 3 episodes, 2019
Michael Park ...  Ivanwald Brother 3 episodes, 2019
Ben Rosenfield ...  Ivanwald Brother 3 episodes, 2019
David Rysdahl ...  Jeff Sharlet 3 episodes, 2019
Warren Throckmorton ...  Himself - Evangelical Activist 3 episodes, 2019
Zack Wamp ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2019
Bob Hunter ...  Himself - Fellowship Associate 2 episodes, 2019
Leslie Kern ...  Herself - Founder, Clergy VOICE 2 episodes, 2019
Marcus Owens ...  Himself - Partner, now with Loeb & Loeb LLP 2 episodes, 2019
Brian Reddy ...  Mr. Attorney General 2 episodes, 2019
Lars Rise ...  Himself - Norwegian Parliament 2 episodes, 2019
A. Larry Ross ...  Himself - Fellowship Associate 2 episodes, 2019
Gannon Sims ...  Himself - Former Ivanwald Brother 2 episodes, 2019
Cal Thomas ...  Himself - Host, National Prayer Breakfast Media Dinner 2 episodes, 2019
Eric Williams ...  Himself - Co-Founder, Clergy VOICE / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Nnamudi Amobi ...  Ivanwald Brother 1 episode, 2019
Larry Anderson ...  Himself - Portland Men's Group 1 episode, 2019
Ben-Oni Ardelean ...  Himself - Romanian Parliament 1 episode, 2019
Doug Burleigh ...  Himself - Fellowship Associate 2 episodes, 2019
Jimmy Carter ...  Himself - President of the United States, 1977 - 1981 1 episode, 2019
Dean Curry ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2019
Bob Destro ...  Himself - Fellowship Associate 1 episode, 2019
Deborah Finley ...  Den Mother 1 episode, 2019
Janice Hahn ...  Himself 1 episode, 2019
Tony P. Hall ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2019
Jack Jenkins ...  Himself - Journalist, Religion News Service 1 episode, 2019
James Lankford ...  Himself 1 episode, 2019
Mary McCutcheon ...  Herself - Cedars Neighbor 1 episode, 2019
Bob McEwen ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2019
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An enigmatic Christian group known as The Family wields enormous influence in Washington, DC, in pursuit of its global ambitions.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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A Profound and Deeply Needed Documentary
13 August 2019 | by cinephexSee all my reviews

This is a required-watch for anyone interested in the impact of religious political influence on American politics.

"The Family" is a well-researched documentation of the intentional and secretive infiltration of American politics by one tentacle of the religious right. It highlights the ongoing decimation of supposed divisions between church and state, categorically investigating the influence of just one of the many "Christian" organizations wielding outsized power in Washington. "The Family" examines the achievements of a largely-ignored organization that's pursued global political dominion, with the professed aims of subsequent Christian indoctrination of the masses. It narrates a complex web of illegal and legally-dubious behavior that has impacted American politics on a deeper level than almost anyone would like to admit. Highly recommended for political junkies, as this shines a light on what's previously been a poorly-documented yet integral piece of Washington D.C.'s swampy puzzle.


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