Aug. 23, 2014
The World and Everything in It - Weekend Edition

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The World and Everything in It for a late August weekend

ISIL kills American journalist, review of ‘When the Game Stands Tall,’ interview with J. Warner Wallace, Internet.org bringing the Internet to Africa, walking the streets of Ferguson, summer vacation to D.C., White House Weekend with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Dollars and Sense, Olasky Interview with Source for Women CEO Cynthia Wenz, Phil Boatwright reviews ‘Heaven is for Real’ and ‘Paper Tiger,’ Culture Talk, The History Book, and more

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Program Segments

Hour A, Segment 1

Commentary: Enemy unafraid of American rhetoric

Film review: When the Game Stands Tall

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

Megan Basham is a film critic for WORLD News Group.

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Hour A, Segment 2

A ‘cold case’ approach to Christian apologetics

Former police detective J. Warner Wallace is the author of Cold Case Christianity: A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels (David C. Cook, 2013). Learn more at ColdCaseChristianity.com.

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Hour A, Segment 3

Bringing the Internet to Africa

Michael Cochrane covers science and technology for The World and Everything in It. In this segment, he reports on Internet.org, a technology initiative founded by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg that aims to “bring the Internet to the two-thirds of the world’s population that doesn’t have it.”

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Hour A, Segment 4

Walking the streets of Ferguson, Mo.

In this segment, TW&E host Nick Eicher visits the town of Ferguson, Mo. He speaks with people involved in the peaceful and not-so-peaceful protests following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Hour A, Segment 5

Summer Vacations and Destinations: A visit to the nation’s capitol

Today, Joseph Slife visits with listener Steve Steingraber to hear about his family trip to Washington, D.C. in 1997.

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Hour B, Segment 1

White House Weekend: Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Dollars & Sense

In this next installment of our feature White House Weekend, we profile a potential 2016 presidential candidate for the Democratic party, senior U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).

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: A life-affirming women’s health center

WORLD News Group editor in chief Marvin Olasky talks with Cynthia Wenz, CEO of The Source for Women in Houston, Tex.

Read more from the interview in “Taking on Goliath” from the Aug. 23 issue of WORLD Magazine. Video of the full conversation between Marvin Olasky and Cynthia Wenz is posted at the end of the article. 

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Hour B, Segment 3

Home video screening room: A 2014 hit and a forgotten gem from 1975

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 B, Segment 4

Culture Talk

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. 26, 1920—The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote, is declared in effect.

Aug. 25, 1944—Paris is liberated by Allied forces after four years of Nazi occupation.

Aug. 24, 1949—The NATO Treaty takes effect.

Aug. 28, 1968—Police and anti-war demonstrators clash in the streets of Chicago as the Democratic National Convention nominated Hubert H. Humphrey for president.

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