News, reviews, and interviews: Marvin Olasky talks to Herman Cain, 'Moneyball,' China population problem, Supreme Court preview, assessing the GOP field
In this week's program, news reports on the crisis in Syria, the death of al-Awlaki, Obamacare, and the EPA missing the mark; Marvin Olasky interviews a surging Herman Cain; a look at "Moneyball" and baseball; Christian groups facing discrimination at Vanderbilt; Joel Belz on China's population problem; an update on Washington Monument damage; a look at the upcoming term of the Supreme Court; an analysis the media's early assessment of the GOP presidential field; and much more.
Hour A, Segment 1
- Syria crisis.
- Kill or capture: U.S. operatives bomb al-Awlaki.
- EPA misses the mark.
Hour A, Segment 2
Hour A, Segment 3
Moneyball, sabermetrics, and the future of baseball.
- Read a review of Moneyball in the latest issue of WORLD Magazine.
Music news: Rascal Flatts becomes Grand Ole Opry Member.
Hour A, Segment 4
Vanderbilt University non-discrimination policy discriminates against Christian groups.
- Dr. Carol Swain is on the faculty of the Vanderbilt University Law School and is the author of Be the People: A Call to Reclaim America’s Faith and Promise (Thomas Nelson, 2011).
- WorldOnCampus.com reported on the controversy stemming from Vanderbilt's “non-discrimination policy.”
Muslim college students sentenced in California.
Hour A, Segment 5
Hour B, Segment 1
- Congress dodges government shutdown.
- Washington Monument: Checking for cracks.
- Economic news: Not-so-bad is considered good.
Hour B, Segment 4
Hour B, Segment 2
Previewing the new Supreme Court term.
- Reporter Emily Belz previewed the Supreme Court's 2011-2012 term in WORLD Magazine.
Judge rules in Alabama immigration case.
Hour B, Segment 3
Amazon unveils the Kindle Fire.
Remembering gospel singer Jessy Dixon.
- The Chicago Sun-Times reported on the life and death of singer-songwriter Jessy Dixon.
Hour B, Segment 5
The TW&E History Book
- Nazi leaders sentenced at the International War Crimes Tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany (Oct. 1, 1946).
- Communists gain control of China (Oct. 1, 1949).
- Roger Maris belts home run No. 61 (Oct. 1, 1961).
- East and West Germany reunited (Oct. 3, 1990).