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In this podcast, Art Remillard talks with Michael Sean Winters about his new book, God’s Right Hand: How Jerry Falwell Made God a Republican and Baptized the American Right. Winters writes for the National Catholic Reporter, where he also blogs at “Distinctly Catholic.” During this conversation, Winters first explains what compelled him to write this biography. He then discusses Falwell’s early career, his rise to political prominence, his curious friendships with the likes of Larry Flynt, and his “mixed” legacy as it relates to American religious and political culture.