July 5, 2014
The World and Everything in It - Weekend Edition

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The World and Everything in It for Independence Day weekend

Hobby Lobby victory at Supreme Court, WORLD Book of the Year ‘Mission at Nuremberg,’ Calvin Coolidge on the Declaration of Independence, Albin Sadar on celebrating Independence Day, Church Life on the Go Project, Cal Thomas on The Federalist Papers, Rand Paul on foreign aid amendment, Dollars and Sense, Robert George on international religious freedom, wearable technology, John Stonestreet on the true meaning of freedom, The History Book, and more

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Program Segments

Hour A, Segment 1

Legal Docket: Supreme Court hands down big win for Hobby Lobby

Mary Reichard is a legal affairs correspondent for The World and Everything in It. In this segment, she discusses the recent victory at the High Court. 

For more read this report by WORLD News Group reporter Emily Belz.

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Hour A, Segment 2

WORLD’s Book of the Year (history category): Mission at Nuremberg

Learn more about Tim Townsend’s book Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis (William Morrow, 2014). Interviewer Todd Wilken is the host of the daily talk show Issues, Etc.

Read Chapter One of Mission at Nuremberg at wng.org.

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Hour A, Segment 3

Calvin Coolidge on the Declaration of Independence

Celebrating Independence Day

Calvin Coolidge recorded this speech on the Declaration in 1920 when he was governor of Massachusetts. He served as President of the United States from 1923-1929.

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

Church Life: Churches in an Illinois county work together to share the gospel

Learn more about the Go Project-Bureau County, and about the national initiative known as Christ Together.

Reporter Paul Butler is the operations manager of WUNT-Community Christian Radio in Bureau County, Ill.

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Hour A, Segment 5

Commentator Cal Thomas: Returning to the founders’ Constitution

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

Senate committee rejects amendment proposing foreign aid restrictions on countries persecuting women and Christians

Dollars & Sense

In this segment, WORLD News Group D.C. reporter J.C. Derrick speaks with Sen. Rand Paul about his proposed amendment. The amendment was overwhelmingly rejected by the Senate committee. Marco Rubio was the only other senator who voted for it. 

Read J.C. Derrick’s report here

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: Dr. Robert George on the Commission on International Religious Freedom

Dr. Robert George is the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University and vice chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. The New York Times has dubbed him as America’s “most influential conservative Christian thinker.” He presented this speech last month.

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Hour B, Segment 3

Wearable technology

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

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Hour B, Segment 4

Culture Talk: The fourth of July and the meaning of American freedom

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

July 8, 1776—Col. John Nixon gives the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence to a crowd gathered at Independence Square in Philadelphia.

July 8, 1776 – George Washington orders the Declaration of Independence to be read out loud to members of the Continental Army in New York City for the first time.

July 9, 1896—William Jennings Bryan caused a sensation at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago with his "cross of gold" speech denouncing supporters of the gold standard. Bryan went on to win the party's nomination.

July 7, 1928 – Sliced bread is sold for the first time by the Chillicothe Baking Company of Chillicothe, Missouri.

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