Sept. 24, 2011
The World and Everything in It

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News, reviews, and interviews: UN wrap-up, the end of DADT, Emmys recap, effective compassion, and neoclassical music

In this week's program, a wrap-up on a busy week at the UN; reports on the ending of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," the shouting down of a pro-life speaker, the Faith and Freedom Coalition, and the assassination of former Afghanistan President Rabbani; Megan Basham's recap of the Emmy Awards; Arsenio Orteza's review of neoclassical music; commentary by Andrée Seu; a review of WORLD's annual Hope Award for Effective Compassion; and much more.

Program Segments

Hour A, Segment 1

  • UN wrap: Obama, Abbas, Netanyahu, GOP critics, and Ahmadinejad.
  • Solyndra execs before Issa committee.
  • "Don’t Ask Don’t Tell" comes to an end. Read Edward Lee Pitts' Web Extra "Uncertain landscape" (, Sept. 20). Members of the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty sent a letter of concern about the repeal of DADT to House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

Hour A, Segment 5

Andrée Seu commentary: "Diamonds in the sky."

  • Won’t Let You Go Unless You Bless Me and other books by Andrée Seu are available in the WORLD Store.

Hour A, Segment 2

California college revises protest policy.

Hour A, Segment 4

Rep. Steve Pearce cuts trees.

Hour A, Segment 3

WORLD reviewer Megan Basham's Emmy Awards recap.

Hour B, Segment 1

Hour B, Segment 2

Hour B, Segment 3

  • Arsenio Orteza reviews neoclassical music.
  • An Oct. 17 concert to help Texas wildfire victims
  • An obituary for Delores Hope. The Associated Press reported on the life and death of Delores Hope.

Hour B, Segment 4

  • Changing the name of the Southern Baptist Convention? A video of Southern Baptist Convention President Bryant Wright discussing a task force that will study changing the name of the SBC.
  • Homosexual couple to sue Illinois B&Bs that wouldn’t host civil union.
  • North Carolina pastor gets harassing messages after supporting traditional marriage.

Hour B, Segment 5

History book:

  • Congress amends the U.S. Constitution to prohibit establishment of a state church and to prohibit governmental interference with the free exercise of religion (Sept. 25, 1789).
  • UN troops recapture Seoul (Sept. 25, 1950).
    The first trans-Atlantic telephone cable went into service (Sept. 25, 1956).
  • With 300 United States Army troops standing guard, nine black children were escorted to Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., days after unruly white crowds had forced them to withdraw (Sept. 25, 1957).
  • Taliban fighters sweep into Kabul and declare an Islamist state (Sept. 27, 1996).
Sept. 24, 2011


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