June 21, 2014
The World and Everything in It - Weekend Edition

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The World and Everything in It for the first weekend of summer

Cal Thomas on the Middle East and the White House’s empty rhetoric, legal roundup, John Stonestreet on radical social change, pathways to space, conservative professor wins in discrimination lawsuit, Listening In preview, Austin Pryor on financial lessons learned from the beach, Dollars and Sense, Johnny Mann obit, Singing in the Shower, speech by W. Bradford Wilcox, IRS tries to evade responsibility for lost emails, Summer Vacation feature, The History Book, and more

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Program Segments

Hour A, Segment 1

Commentator Cal Thomas: Iran, Iraq and the White House’s empty rhetoric

This week’s legal roundup

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

Mary Reichard is a legal affairs correspondent for The World and Everything in It. In this segment, she discusses three decisions the Supreme Court made this week.

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Hour A, Segment 2

Culture Talk: The president, pop culture and radical social change

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 3

Pathways to space

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

Learn more about the new report “Pathways to Exploration: Rationales and Approaches for a U.S. Program of Human Space Exploration.”

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Hour A, Segment 4

Judge orders public university to pay legal fees in viewpoint-discrimination case

Listening In preview

Mike Adams is a criminology professor at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Read “Judge rules UNCW must pay professor $700,000 for legal fees” from the Wilmington StarNews.

This week, Warren Smith’s Listening In guest is Angelo Codevilla, author of To Make and Keep Peace Among Ourselves and with All Nations (Hoover Institution Press, 2014).

Listening In is available to WORLD News Group members.

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Hour A, Segment 5

Everything I need to know about investing I learned at the beach

Austin Pryor is the author of The Sound Mind Investing Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Managing Your Money From a Biblical Perspective (Moody Publishers, 2014). 

He is also the founder of SoundMindInvesting.com.

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Hour B, Segment 1

Dollars & Sense

Remembering choral conductor Johnny Mann

‘Singing in the shower’: Order and improvisation

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

Two-time Grammy winner Johnny Mann died Wednesday at at 85. The Johnny Mann Singers recorded more than 30 albums and appeared in the popular TV show Stand Up and Cheer in the 1970s.

Bob Case is the former director of WORLD Journalism Institute. “Singing in the Shower,” his series on music, is an occasional feature of The World and Everything In It.

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Hour B, Segment 2

Notable Speech: Marriage, class, and the economic welfare of children

Sociologist W. Bradford Wilcox heads the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia. Material related to to his presentation “Marriage—Separate and Unequal” is online here (PDF).

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Hour B, Segment 3

IRS tries to evade responsibility for lost emails

WORLD News Group’s Jim Henry reports on the recent claim from the IRS that Lois Lerner’s emails were erased.

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Hour B, Segment 4

Summer Vacations & Destinations: A trip to the site of the D-Day landing

Tell us about one of your all-time favorite vacations or places to visit! Email a few details to summer@worldandeverything.com.

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Hour B, Segment 5

Weekend Exclusive | The History Book

June 25, 1876—Lt. Col. George A. Custer and his 7th Cavalry are wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians in the Battle of Little Big Horn in Montana.

June 25, 1950—War breaks out on the Korean peninsula as forces from the communist North invade the South.

June 23, 1985 – A terrorist bomb aboard Air India flight 182 brings the Boeing 747 down off the coast of Ireland killing all 329 aboard.

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