Aug. 11, 2012
The World and Everything in It

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Campaign 2012, Olasky Interview with Frank Wolf, Cal Thomas on Marvin Hamlisch, Mars landing, Genomics X-Prize, Joel Belz, Berlin Wall, Summer Olympics, summer vacation, Lincoln and prayer

Campaign 2012 ad wars, presidential race update, Olasky Interview with Rep. Frank Wolf, Cal Thomas on composer Marvin Hamlisch, NASA lands rover on Mars, Genomics X-Prize competition, Joel Belz on President Obama's 'You didn't build that' statement, economy, when the Berlin Wall went up, Summer Olympics wind down, 'What I Did on My Summer Vacation,' President Abraham Lincoln and Congress call the nation to repent of sin in August 1861, The History Book, and more.

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Program Segments

Hour A, Segment 1

Campaign 2012 ad wars
State of the presidential race

Read more about campaign ad wars in "Debating debt" by WORLD intern J.C. Derrick.

Kent Covington is a political reporter for The World and Everything in It. Keep up with WORLD's election coverage here.

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Hour A, Segment 2

The Olasky Interview: Rep. Frank Wolf on religious freedom and human rights

Read more excerpts from Marvin Olasky's conversation with Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) from the Aug. 11 issue of WORLD Magazine.

Video of the complete interview is online here, courtesy of Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, Va.

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Hour A, Segment 3

A notable death in the music world: Composer Marvin Hamlisch

Cal Thomas is the most-widely syndicated columnist in the United States. Read his recent column about Marvin Hamlisch, "One singular sensation."

Read The New York Times' obituary of Marvin Hamlisch.

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Hour A, Segment 4

NASA lands rover on Mars
A contestant finally steps forward in Archon Genomics X-Prize competition

Read more about the rover landing on Mars in a report by the Associated Press.

Learn more about the X-Prize Foundation. Reporter Michael Cochrane covers science and technology for The World and Everything in It.

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Hour A, Segment 5

Joel Belz commentary: He meant what he said

Commentator Joel Belz is the founder of WORLD Magazine. He writes a bi-weekly column for WORLD.

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Hour B, Segment 1

GOP veepstakes
Employment sluggish but stocks surge
Lifewatch: A round-up of pro-life news

Bob McDonnell is the governor of Virginia. (On Saturday morning, Mitt Romney bypassed Gov. McDonnell and several other short-listers and chose Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate. We aired a speech by Ryan last month.)

Kent Covington is a political reporter for The World and Everything in It. Keep up with WORLD's election coverage here.

Warren Cole Smith covers business and economic news for WORLD News Group. Read his regular online column "Signs and Wonders."

Kate Rhea is a general assignment reporter for The World and Everything in It. Read "Tennessee Democratic Party disavows its own U.S. Senate nominee" from the Daily Caller.

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Hour B, Segment 2

The building of the Berlin Wall: A conversation with Dr. Uwe Siemon-Netto

Uwe Siemon-Netto, a long-time international journalist, is now executive director of the California-based Center for Lutheran Theology and Public Life. He witnessed the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961.

Read Dr. Siemon-Netto's 2011 article, "The Berlin Wall and the God who mocks His mighty despisers."

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Hour B, Segment 3

The London Olympic Games wind down

Mark Bergin covers sports for WORLD Magazine. He is also a church planter in the Chicago area.

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Hour B, Segment 4

TW&E feature: 'What I did on my summer vacation'
When a U.S. president called on the nation to repent

Learn more about Door County, Wis., and about TW&E listener Sharon Clemens' novels set in Door County. Sharon's blog is here.

Tell us about your best summer vacation ever! Send an email with a few details to summer@worldandeverything.com. Include your phone number!

Commentator Stuart Busenitz teaches English at a Christian school in Kansas.

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Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

Aug. 14, 1935—President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act.

Aug. 11, 1965—Rioting breaks out the Watts section of Los Angeles, sparked by what was later discovered to be a false account of police brutality during a traffic stop.

Aug. 13, 1981—President Ronald Reagan signs legislation that involves the largest tax cut in U.S. history.

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