Aug. 27, 2011
The World and Everything in It

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Discussion of WORLD's annual Back to School Issue, WORLD music reviews, a visit to the Victory Trade School, the Mindset List

In this week’s program, Marvin Olasky talks about WORLD's Back to School issue, a look at Hope Award for Effective Compassion nominee Victory Trade School, WORLD music writer Arsenio Orteza reviews two actors’ new albums, the Mindset List for the class of 2015, and much more.

Program Segments

Hour A, Segment 1

News review: Rebels seize Libya, quake + Irene, Steve Jobs resigns, and the Fairness Doctrine is officially dead.

Hour A, Segment 2

Storm delays dedication of MLK Memorial in D.C. Visit the memorial online. The most influential speech of the 20th century. Listen to the entire speech at American Rhetoric.com.

Hour A, Segment 3

WORLD’s Back to School issue: Educational ooze. Read the cover story (WORLD Magazine, Aug. 27). Read reporter Dan Reed’s article “Money for Nothing” (WORLD Magazine, Aug. 27).

Hour A, Segment 4

Music: Nick Ashford, Jerry Lieber RIP.| Actors sing: Jeff Bridges and Hugh Laurie debut new albums. Read Arsenio Orteza’s review (WORLD Magazine, Aug. 27). Bridges’ album and Laurie’s album on iTunes.

Hour A, Segment 5

Commentary: Janie B. Cheaney on finding Mr. Right. WORLD columnist Janie Cheaney’s column (WORLD Magazine, Aug. 13). The U.S. Census Bureau’s latest report on marriage in America (PDF) was released Aug. 25.

Hour B, Segment 1

Political roundup: Candidates’ calendar, poll results. Obama approval rating hits a new low, Associated Press poll … but Congress isn’t faring much better. Market watch: Ups and downs. DSK goes free.

Hour B, Segment 2

Bishops file immigration lawsuit against Alabama. "Alabama bishops litigate over immigration law" (news release, IRD, Aug. 22). "Immigration hearing ends without ruling" (Huntsville Times, Aug. 25). States eyeing revenue from online gambling. StopPredatoryGambling.org. "Starved budgets inspire new look at web gambling" (The New York Times, Aug. 13)

Hour B, Segment 3

Beloit College mindset list profiles class of 2015. Beloit College’s analysis of the new freshman class. Film review: The Change-Up. Read Michael Leaser’s review (WORLD Magazine, August 27).

Hour B, Segment 4

WORLD’s 2011 Hope Award for Effective Compassion: A profile of the Midwest Region winner, Victory Trade School. Victory Trade School. Read more about the Midwest winner (WORLD Magazine, July 16).

Hour B, Segment 5

History book: Moravian community begins 100 year “prayer chain” (Aug. 27, 1727), 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution declared in effect (Aug. 26, 1920), Democrats nominate Hubert H. Humphrey as anti-war protesters riot in the streets (Aug. 28, 1968), and McCain picks Palin as running mate (Aug. 29, 2008).
Aug. 27, 2011
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