March 10, 2012
The World and Everything in It

The World and Everything in It is an audio news magazine produced daily (Monday-Friday), with a longer week-in-review program on the weekend. Hosted by Nick Eicher and Joseph Slife, the program features reports, interviews, and analysis from WORLD's editorial team.

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The TW&E History Book

  • March 9-10, 1804 — In St. Louis, formal ceremonies are held to transfer ownership of the Louisiana Territory from Spain to France to the United States. The United States bought the 800,000-square-mile territory for $15 million.
  • March 10, 1876 — Alexander Graham Bell makes the first telephone call.
March 10, 2012


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