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Did Everyone Pray and Read the Bible in U.S. Public Schools Prior to 1962?

Gage Skidmore
Rafael Cruz, father of Ted Cruz, speaking at the 2013 FreedomWorks Youth Summit in Washington, D.C.

Did everyone pray in U.S. public schools prior to 1962 and was the Bible the principle textbook? Yes, according to Sen. Ted Cruz's father, Rafael Cruz, in an interview with the Austin American-Statesman. KUT's Nathan Bernier asks PolitiFact Texas reporter Gardner Selby what the Truth-O-Meter says

Nathan Bernier is the transportation reporter at KUT. Got a tip? Email him at Follow him on Twitter @KUTnathan.