Louis Theroux: The Most Hated Family in America

Louis Theroux: The Most Hated Family in America

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They picket soldiers’ funerals, hate gay people and lament America’s moral decline. That’s the Phelps family, some of whom are six years old, who make up most the 71-strong congregation of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas. Louis Theroux spends time with the family and Steve Drain, a fellow documentary-maker who was so touched by their extreme message that he joined the church.