Jan. 14, 2012
The World and Everything in It

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News, reviews, and interviews: GOP rivals anticipate South Carolina, Texas federal court upholds sonogram law, The Olasky Interview, and an analysis of Obama's military plan

In this week's program, GOP rivals look ahead to the South Carolina primary, news regarding a federal court upholding the Texas sonogram law, Marvin Olasky talks with Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona, listen to Martin Luther King Jr.'s legendary speech, retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Bentley B. Rayburn discusses President Obama's leaner military plan, and much more.

Program Segments

Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

  • Jan. 15, 1919 - A large molasses tank in Boston, Mass., bursts, sending a 40-foot wave of molasses rushing through the streets. Twenty-one people died, 150 were injured.
  • Jan. 15, 1967 - The Green Bay Packers of the National Football League defeat the Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League 35-10 in the first Super Bowl. Until last year, it was thought that no recording of the TV broadcast of the game existed.
  • Jan. 15, 2001 - The web-based encyclopedia Wikipedia makes its debut.

Hour B, Segment 4

President Obama's plan for a leaner military

Hour B, Segment 3

North Carolina proposes to remunerate victims of forced sterilization

  • Kate Rea is a general-assignment reporter for The World and Everything in It.
  • Learn more about the history of the North Carolina Eugenics Board.

Hour B, Segment 2

Notable Speeches Past and Present: "I Have a Dream"

  • The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his now-famous speech at a Washington, D.C., rally on Aug. 28, 1963. In 1999, public-speaking scholars voted "I Have a Dream" the best political speech of the 20th century.

Hour B, Segment 1

Supreme Court weighs FCC indecency ban

Debt troubles continue to rattle Europe

Pastors push back against NYC church ban

Winter Wonderland

  • WORLD News Group's Emily Belz reported on the indecency case in "Indecent Exposure."
  • Warren Cole Smith covers business and economic news for WORLD News Group.
  • WORLD New York reported on Thursday's arrest of pastors who were protesting New York City's soon-to-be-implemented ban on churches renting worship space in public schools. WPIX-TV posted raw video of the protest and arrests.

Hour A, Segment 5

Church stunts are nothing new

Hour A, Segment 4

Predicting the top church news of 2012

Muslims are converting to Christianity in significant numbers

Hour A, Segment 3

The Olasky Interview: Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.)

  • Rep. Trent Franks represents Arizona's 2nd Congressional District. He is a member of the House Judiciary Committee and the House Armed Services Committee.

Hour A, Segment 2

Federal court upholds Texas sonogram law

South Dakota case highlights 'informed consent'

  • State Sen. Dan Patrick, author of the Texas sonogram bill, comments on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal's ruling here (PDF).
  • Mary Reichard is the legal affairs correspondent for The World and Everything in It.

Hour A, Segment 1

GOP rivals look ahead to South Carolina

Supreme Court issues landmark religious-liberty ruling

Cellphone stops New York Philharmonic concert

Jan. 14, 2012


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