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Radio Free Acton: Discussing the problem of child marriage; Upstream on ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ at 50

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On this episode of Radio Free Acton, host Caroline Roberts speaks with Rev. Ben Johnson, senior editor at Acton, about his article in the latest issue of Religion & Liberty on the problem of child marriage. Then, on the Upstream segment, Bruce Edward Walker and film critic Titus Techera discuss the impact and legacy of Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” 50 years on.

Check out these additional resources on this week’s podcast topics:

Read “To end child marriage, change the economic underpinnings” by Rev. Ben Johnson

Learn more about BRAC, the organization helping to combat child marriage

Read “50 Years Ago, ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Outlined An Enduring Cosmic Vision” by Titus Techera

“2001: A Space Odyssey” IMDb

Do you have questions for the Radio Free Acton team that you would like answered in future podcast segments? Leave a message at 888-705-4180 or email

Featured image – 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, Keir Dullea, 1968. Courtesy Everett Collection.

Caroline Roberts Caroline Roberts has a B.A. in English from Grove City College and produces the Acton Institute’s podcast, Radio Free Acton.