Aug. 8, 2014
The World and Everything in It - Weekend Edition

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The World and Everything in It for a summer weekend in August

White House Weekend featuring Gov. Bobby Jindal, 40 years since Nixon resignation, home video spotlight on ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame,’ culture talk roundup with John Stonestreet, listener feedback, investigation into Clinton conflict of interest, Dollars and Sense, Olasky Interview with leaders of Adriatic Institute for Public Policy, Michael Cochrane on vantablack, Albin Sadar, Cowboy Church, The History Book, and more

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Program Segments

Hour A, Segment 1

White House Weekend: Gov. Bobby Jindal

In the continuation of our series White House Weekend, we spotlight the Republican Governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal as a potential 2016 presidential candidate.

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Hour A, Segment 2

Forty years ago: A president resigns

Commentator Cal Thomas: Remembering Nixon

Read the full text of President Richard M. Nixon’s Aug. 8, 1974, resignation speech.

Commentator Cal Thomas is one of America’s most popular columnists and the author of What Works: Common Sense Solutions for a Stronger America (2014, Zondervan). Follow him on Twitter: @CalThomas

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Hour A, Segment 3

Home video review: Two versions of The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Phil Boatwright is the editor of PreviewOnline.org. He is also the author of Movies: The Good, the Bad, and the Really, Really Bad (CreateSpace, 2009).

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Hour A, Segment 4

Culture Talk: Legalized marijuana, compassion and Ebola, and genocide in Iraq

Commentator John Stonestreet is a Speaker and Fellow for the Colson Center for Christian Worldview and host of The Point, a daily radio feature on worldview and culture.

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Hour A, Segment 5

Listener feedback

Have a comment about something you’ve heard on TW&E? Email us: feedback@worldandeverything.com. 

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Hour B, Segment 1

The Clintons’ conflict of interest

Dollars & Sense

Chris Farrell, Director of Investigations and Research at Judicial Watch, speaks with WORLD News Group’s Kent Covington about a recent investigation into the ethical implications of Bill Clinton's speaking engagements during the time of Hillary Clinton's tenure as Secretary of State.

Warren Cole Smith is vice president of WORLD News Group and regularly covers business and economic news. Follow him on Twitter: @WarrenColeSmith

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Hour B, Segment 2

The Olasky Interview: Crime and corruption in the Balkans

In this segment, WORLD News Group editor in chief Marvin Olasky talks with Natasha Srdoc and Joel Anand Samy, founders of the Adriatic Institute for Public Policy.

Read more from the interview and watch a video of the full conversation here (note: the video is on page 2).

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Hour B, Segment 3

Tech beat: A material so dark it is ‘like looking into a black hole’

Offbeat newsbeat: Can you connect me with a live person, please?

Michael Cochrane covers science and technology stories for WORLD News Group.

Albin Sadar covers offbeat news for The World and Everything in It. He works for a media-production company in New York. Visit his company's website at Slycraft.com.

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Hour B, Segment 4

Church Life: The cowboy way

As part of our series Church Life, we send field producer Christina Darnell to Fletcher, N.C. to visit Blue Ridge Cowboy Church, where members worship God ‘the cowboy way.’

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Hour B, Segment 5

Weekend Exclusive | The History Book

Aug. 9, 1945—U.S. forces drop an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Nagasaki. Five days later, Japan surrenders.

Aug. 11, 1965—Rioting and looting break out in the Watts section of Los Angeles. In the week that followed, 34 people were killed and more than 1,000 injured.

Aug. 13, 1981—President Ronald Reagan signs a historic package of tax-rate reductions and budget cuts.

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