Jan. 21, 2012
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News, reviews, interviews: the Keystone pipeline kerfuffle, the state of the pro-life movement in 2012, a review of 'Joyful Noise,' fighting human trafficking and modern-day slavery, and the State of the Union

In this week's program, reports on the Keystone pipeline kerfuffle, Rev. Luke Robinson speaks at the March for Life, Megan Basham reviews the Golden Globe Awards and the new movie "Joyful Noise," the Olasky Interview, the State of the Union, and more.

Program Segments

Hour A, Segment 1

The Keystone pipeline kerfuffle

Bad political timing

The "Poe Toaster" appears no more

Hour A, Segment 3

The Golden Globe Awards

Review: Joyful Noise

  • Megan Basham reviews film and TV for World News Group.
  • Read Megan's review of Joyful Noise from the Jan. 28 issue of WORLD Magazine.

Hour A, Segment 4

The Olasky Interview: Charmaine Yoest, Americans United for Life

  • Charmine Yoest is president and CEO of Americans United for Life, the oldest national prolife organization in the U.S. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and has served as vice president at the Family Research Council.
  • Read an excerpt of Marvin Olasky's interview with Yoest from the Jan. 28 issue of WORLD Magazine.

Hour A, Segment 5

Commentary: The evangelical endorsement of Rick Santorum

Hour B, Segment 1

The legal state of the pro-life movement in America

An update on the economy

  • Mary Reichard is the legal affairs correspondent for The World and Everything in It.
  • Warren Cole Smith covers business and economic news for WORLD News Group.

Hour B, Segment 2

Fighting human trafficking and modern-day slavery

  • The National Human Trafficking Resource Center offers a toll-free 24/7 hotline: 888-373-7888.
  • Polaris Project combats all forms of human trafficking and serves both U.S. citizens and foreign national victims.
  • Slavery Footprint helps consumers visualize how their consumption habits are connected to modern-day slavery.

Hour B, Segment 3

Book Nook: Four books on human life

  • Susan Olasky reviews books for World News Group. Read her reviews of Merchants of Despair by Robert Zubrin, Unnatural Selection by Mara Hvistendahl, Unplanned by Abby Johnson, and Innocent Blood by John Ensor from the Jan. 28 issue of WORLD Magazine.

Hour B, Segment 4

The State of the Union

  • Gerhard Peters is the co-director and founder of The American Presidency Project at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He is also a professor of political science at Citrus College in Glendora, Calif.
  • Learn more about the history of the State of the Union message.

Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

  • Jan. 21, 1861 - U.S. Sen. Jefferson Davis (D-Miss.) resigns his office. About three weeks later he became president of the Confederate States of America.
  • Jan. 22, 1973 - The U.S. Supreme Court hands down its Roe vs. Wade and Doe vs. Bolton decisions, effectively nullifying state laws that protected the unborn from abortion.
  • Jan. 20, 1981 - Former actor and California governor Ronald Reagan is inaugurated as the 40th president of the United States; minutes later, Iran releases 52 American hostages that had been held by Islamist militants for 444 days.

Hour A, Segment 2

The state of the pro-life movement in 2012

A notable speech: The Rev. Luke Robinson at the March for Life

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