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Textbook War Video VIII: picketing, praying & more





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Published on Apr 10, 2012

These are miscellaneous clips of the Kanawha County Textbook War events. The clips are not in chronological order. There are six segments. (1) Pickets at a school (2) One petition presented to the board of education (another petition had over 12,000 signatures) (3) Interview at a Christian school (4) Interviews of pickets at the Board of Education (5) The day pickets at the Board of Education were arrested (this is as angry and emotional as the protesters got) (6) Scenes from the mass march (more march video is in Textbook War Video III at

For more facts see

See for yourself the people who protested in Kanawha County (1974).

In 1974 an event occurred in West Virginia that has been called the first shot in the Culture War ( Bible believing Christians and their conservative allies brought national attention to the influx of anti-Christian and anti-American textbooks into the public schools. They were not able to stop the onslaught of academic sewage as this year 2000 video shows.

The only solution is for a mass exodus out of (public (actually, government) schools (

For more about the true story see the book "Protester Voices--The 1974 Textbook Tea Party" at

Be sure to watch all of the videos.

Textbook War Video XII
Textbook War Video XI
Textbook War Video X
Textbook War Video IX
Textbook War Video VII
Textbook War Video VI
Textbook War Video V
Textbook War Video IV
Textbook War Video III
Textbook War Video II
Textbook War Video I

Note: These videos were pieced together from a hodge-podge of (sometimes out of sequence) segments from DVDs obtained from two sources. Probably all video is in the care of the West Virginia Archives. I tried to put the clips together in a way that presents the protesters as they were. No attempt was made to exclude anything.

I had to block comments on all of my videos because God-hating cowards would post anonymous, and often profane, tripe and vote my comments down.

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