Feb. 22, 2014
The World and Everything in It - Weekend Edition

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The World and Everything in It for the last weekend in February

Legal Docket on marriage, CCCU faces lawsuit after firing its president, a breakthrough in software obfuscation, Eric Metaxas on George Washington, desegregating Houston, Cal Thomas on the scandal strategy, proposed IRS changes, Dollars and Sense, Notable Speech by Abraham Lincoln, Phil Boatwright reviews ‘Nicky’s Family’ and ‘Grace Unplugged,’ John Stonestreet on rebuilding the marriage culture, The History Book, and more

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Program Segments

Hour A, Segment 1

Legal Docket: Guantanamo Bay, handguns and character, and marriage

Mary Reichard is a legal affairs correspondent for The World and Everything in It. In this segment, she profiles cases facing appellate courts and trial courts. 

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Hour A, Segment 2

After firing its president, Christian higher-ed group faces lawsuit

A breakthrough in software obfuscation

Read more of J.C. Derrick’s reporting on the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities at WNG.org.

Michael Cochrane covers science and technology for The World and Everything in It

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Hour A, Segment 3

George Washington’s Birthday

Bestselling author Eric Metaxas talks about the Father of Our Country, recorded at the 2013 event “George Washington: Man of Prayer,” held in Statuary Hall at the U. S. Capitol. 

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Hour A, Segment 4

Black History Month: Desegregating Houston

TW&E special correspondent Susan Olasky reports on unrest at Texas Southern University in 1967, and the earlier relatively smooth desegregation of the city of Houston. She talks with the Rev. William Lawson, a long-time Houston pastor who played a key role in easing tensions in the city.

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Hour A, Segment 5

Commentator Cal Thomas: The scandal strategy

Commentator Cal Thomas is America’s most widely syndicated columnist. Read his recent article on which this commentary is based. Following him on Twitter: @CalThomas

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Hour B, Segment 1

A report on proposed IRS changes

Dollars and Sense: China’s yanking the stock market’s chain

Jim Henry is a reporter for The World and Everything in It. He discusses comments from progressive groups who could be affected by the newly proposed IRS regulations.

Warren Cole Smith is vice president of WORLD News Group and regularly covers business and economic news. Read his weekly finance column “Dollars and Sense.” Follow him on Twitter: @WarrenColeSmith

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Hour B, Segment 2

Weekend Exclusive | Notable Speech: Abraham Lincoln

In this segment, we revisit a 1860 speech by former U.S. Congressman Abraham Lincoln. This speech, as reenacted by actor Sam Waterston, propelled Lincoln to the Republican nomination for President — and ultimately to a presidential win.

You can read full text of the speech here.

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Hour B, Segment 3

Home video screening room: Nicky’s Family and Grace Unplugged

Reviewer Phil Boatwright is the editor of PreviewOnline.org.  

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Hour B, Segment 4

Culture Talk with John Stonestreet: Rebuilding marriage in a culture of divorce

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

Feb. 25, 1870—Hiram R. Revels, R-Miss., becomes the first black member of the United States Senate.

Feb. 25, 1913 — The 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving Congress the power to levy and collect income taxes, is declared in effect.

Feb. 23, 1991—President George H.W. Bush announces the beginning of an allied ground offensive against Iraqi forces.

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