Aug. 6, 2011
The World and Everything in It

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Defense cuts, 'Captain America,' 'The Screwtape Letters,' and remembering John Stott

In the program's debut, Nick Eicher asks Ambassador John Bolton whether the debt deal will endanger national security, WORLD reviewer Megan Basham discusses patriotism found in the film "Captain America," Joseph Slife interviews actor Max McLean as he takes "The Screwtape Letters" on tour, WORLD takes a look back at the life and influence of John R.W. Stott, and much more.

Program Segments

Hour A, Segment 1

Mubarak on trial in Egypt, debt-ceiling raised, and stocks fall off a cliff.

Hour A, Segment 2

Will the debt deal endanger national security? A conversation with Ambassador John Bolton. Defense and the debt ceiling, by John R. Bolton (

Hour A, Segment 3

The world of ideas: A conversation with WORLD Magazine founder Joel Belz. See a linotype in action at

Hour A, Segment 4

Captain America throws his mighty shield: WORLD’s Megan Basham reviews. "Star-spangled hero" (WORLD Magazine, Aug. 13).

Hour A, Segment 5

The definition of ‘marriage’ slides further down the slippery slope: A commentary by Timothy Dalrymple. "Multiple outcomes" (WORLD Magazine, Aug. 13).

Hour B, Segment 1

Man’s inhumanity to man in Syria and Sub-Saharan Africa | Religious leaders push back against the welfare state. "Famine fables" (WORLD Magazine, Aug. 13). Read the letter from Christians for a Sustainable Economy.

Hour B, Segment 2

Taking a stand: A town clerk in New York State resigns rather than sign marriage licenses for homosexual couples. Former town cleark Laura Fotusky’s July 11 letter of resignation (PDF).

Hour B, Segment 3

The Screwtape Letters on stage. For play dates and ticket info, go to

Hour B, Segment 4

Remembering John R.W. Stott. "Humble giant: John Stott, 1921-2011" (WORLD Magazine, Aug. 13).

Hour B, Segment 5

Flashback: The Cane Ridge Camp Meeting, the first atomic bomb, Nixon resigns, and a forewarning of 9-11?
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