Audio: The Secret Political Reach of 'The Family'

SixDegrees12/03/2009 12:14:39 pm PST

re: #11 lawhawk

Until this week, I’d never heard of this organization, or Sharlet’s book. Wiki has a bunch of stuff on the organization and all the politicians who have at one time been associated, and it’s a literal who’s who. All manner of President from both sides of the aisle have gone to their prayer breakfasts, and among those who were actual members include Nixon and Ford (although Nixon became member after his resignation).

It’s an organization with an apparent long reach.

The relationship the organization has with the Ugandan law is just vile.

All of the stuff at Wiki is taken directly from Sharlet, going all the way back to the page’s creation. Has anyone else looked into this? The organization itself certainly exists, and has been around since the 30s. A long time to stay under the radar, particularly given the prominence of their members.