History of U.S. Marriage: Miscegenation Laws
The national debate on gay marriage -- centered in places as unconnected as New York state, San Franscisco, Oregon, Georgie, New Jersey and Seattle -- is by turns civil and rancorous.
The status of an institution often seen as being woven into the national fabric is now up for discussion. In a two-part examination of the history of American discussions on marriage and its evolution, NPR's Robert Siegel talks with social historians about crises faced by marriage in the United States.
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