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Discussion On Washington Times Lay-Offs

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A brief look at the Unification church, a controversial faith founded by Rev. Sun Yung Moon in 1954. It owns the Washington Times, the newspaper which has cut nearly 60 percent of its staff since November. Maureen Fielder, host of Interfaith Voices, spoke to Talking Points Memo reporter Justin Elliott about what sparked the lay offs.

You can hear this complete discussion on Interfaith Voices, this Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. on this station...

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