Aug. 15, 2014
The World and Everything in It - Weekend Edition

The World and Everything in It is an audio news magazine produced daily (Monday-Friday), with a longer week-in-review program on the weekend.

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The World and Everything in It for a mid-August weekend

White House Weekend featuring Rep. Paul Ryan, midwest Hope Award finalist Friends Ministry, Detroit Dream Cruise, oddly named towns, interview with Andrew Peterson, Cal Thomas on Robin Williams, Mary Reichard on marriage cases, Dollars and Sense, Notable Speech by Pat Buchanan, Emily Whitten reviews ‘The Giver,’ John Stonestreet on Cheerios commercial and fatherhood, The History Book, and more

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Hour A, Segment 1

White House Weekend: Rep. Paul Ryan

Will Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) bridge the gap between the GOP and the Tea Party? In this segment, we profile the congressman, and chief political reporter Kent Covington analyzes his potential as a 2016 presidential candidate.   

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Hour A, Segment 2

WORLD’S 2014 Hope Award: Our Midwest finalist 

Today, WORLD News Group’s Daniel James Devine reports on Friends Ministry in Lake City, Mich. Learn more about our ninth annual Hope Award for Effective Compassion.

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Hour A, Segment 3

Summer Destinations: The world’s largest classic car show

Offbeat newsbeat: How did oddly named towns get their names?

TW&E special correspondent Susan Olasky visits Detroit’s Woodward Dream Cruise.

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 A, Segment 4

WORLD’s Children’s Book of the Year

Warren Cole Smith chats with Andrew Peterson, author of fantasy novel The Warden and the Wolf King (Rabbit Room Press, 2014). For more about the book, read “Kickstarter Classic” from the Aug. 9 issue of WORLD Magazine.

You can also listen to more from the conversation between WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith and author Andrew Peterson here, from our new weekly talk show Listening In.

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Hour A, Segment 5

Commentator Cal Thomas: Remembering Robin Williams

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

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Hour B, Segment 1

Legal Docket: The marriage battle rages on

Dollars & Sense

Mary Reichard is legal affairs correspondent for The World and Everything in It.

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

Weekend Exclusive | Notable Speech: Pat Buchanan and the Culture War

In this segment, we bring you an abridged version of Patrick Buchanan’s speech, given at the 1992 Republican National Convention. 

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Hour B, Segment 3

Film review: The Giver

WORLD News Group film critic Emily Whitten reviews The Giver, hitting theaters Friday August 15th.

You can also read this review, written by WNG’s J.C. Derrick. 

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Hour B, Segment 4

Culture Talk: Cheerios, fatherhood, and civil unrest

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 B, Segment 5

Weekend Exclusive | The History Book

Aug. 19, 1934—Adolf Hitler is vested with sole executive power as Fuhrer.

Aug. 20, 1968—The Soviet Union and other Warsaw Pact nations invade Czechoslovakia to crush the ''Prague Spring.'' 

Aug. 17, 1969—Hurricane Camille slams into the Gulf Coast, killing 248 people.

Aug. 16, 1977—Singer Elvis Presley dies at Graceland Mansion in Memphis, Tenn., at age 42.

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