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Perry's Presidential Speech to Feature Video Made By Atheist

Fresh off last week's National Day of Prayer in Houston, Perry's Saturday announcement speech, POLITICO reports, will features this two-minute YouTube video created by Michael Wilson. filmmaker and a declared atheist.

Although Wilson does not believe in God, he says he’s “not an evangelical atheist” and doesn’t hold Perry’s faith against him because “the Constitution allows us freedom of religion, and that extends to public officials.

Governor Perry is scheduled to announce on Saturday that he intends to seek the GOP nomination for president. The speech is scheduled for 11:30 CST in Charleston, South Carolina. KUT's Ben Philpott will be there.

Kristen Cabrera is a graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine, where she saw snow for the first time and walked a mile through a blizzard. A native of the Rio Grande Valley, she graduated from the University of Texas-Pan American (now UTRGV) and is a former KUT News intern. She has been working as a freelance audio producer, writer and podcaster. Email her:
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