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Values: Greenville, South Carolina—Despite its namesake’s anti-Catholic rhetoric, and the school’s longstanding ban on interracial dating (which came to an end in 2000), generations of conservative politicians, from Reagan to George W. Bush, traveled to Bob Jones University to pander to the far right (Photo: Tim Murphy).