March 24, 2012
The World and Everything in It

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Campaign 2012, gas prices, Trayvon Martin, Obamacare in the dock, Mount Soledad cross, singer Freddy Cole, archbishop of Canterbury, GOP budget, Marvin Olasky interviews Karen Handel, Crystal Cathedral, 'October Baby'

Etch-a-sketch campaigning, gas prices, Trayvon Martin shooting, Obamacare goes before Supreme Court, Mount Soledad cross case, jazz singer Freddy Cole, archbishop of Canterbury resigns, death of Pope Shenouda, prayer vigil for Obamacare, GOP budget blueprint, stocks drift, Marvin Olasky interviews Karen Handel, Crystal Cathedral enters post-Schuller era, 'October Baby,' TW&E History Book.

Program Segments

Hour A, Segment 1

Etch-a-sketch campaigning
The energy debate
What can government do about gas prices, anyway?
Public outcry over police handling of Trayvon Martin shooting

Stay in touch with World News Group's latest coverage of Campaign 2012.

Read an Associated Press article with questions and answers about the Trayvon Martin case.

Hour A, Segment 2

Obamacare goes before the Supreme Court
Will the Court hear the Mount Soledad cross case?

Attorney Thor Hearne is a partner in the Washington law firm of Arent Fox. He specializes in matters involving constitutional law.

Learn more about Liberty Institute and the song "Don't Tear Me Down." The U.S. Solicitor General's petition to the Supreme Court regarding the Mount Soledad cross case is here (PDF).

Hour A, Segment 3

Jazz singer Freddy Cole—still singing at age 80

Freddy Cole's most recent album is Talk to Me (2011). His 2004 CD I'm Not My Brother, I'm Me is available here.

Reviewer Arsenio Orteza covers music for World News Group.

Hour A, Segment 4

Archbishop of Canterbury to step down
Coptic Christians in Egypt mourn death of Pope Shenouda

Religion reporter Edward E. Plowman is a senior writer for WORLD Magazine.

Hour A, Segment 5

White House mobilizes prayer vigil for Obamacare

Commentator David Fishler blogs at Stand Firm. His personal site is The Reformed Pastor.

Read "Obama mobilizes religious left over Obamacare" from

Also see "Multi-faith protesters unite against healthcare mandate" from World News Group reporter Tiffany Owens.

Hour B, Segment 1

GOP unveils budget blueprint
Stocks drift, but job picture continues to improve

Read the Republican budget plan "The Path to Prosperity" (PDF). A related video is here.

Warren Cole Smith covers business and economy for World News Group.

Hour B, Segment 2

The Olasky Interview: Karen Handel

Marvin Olasky's full interview with former Susan G. Komen executive Karen Handel is available via YouTube, courtesy of Patrick Henry College.

Hour B, Segment 3

The Crystal Cathedral enters the post-Schuller era

Learn more about changes at the Crystal Cathedral.

Robert H. Schuller's recent online video is here.

Have a comment about our program? Email, or call 202-709-9595!

Hour B, Segment 4

October Baby

Watch the trailer for October Baby. The film opened March 23.

Learn more about actress Shari Rigby.

Read Megan Basham's review.

Megan is the entertainment editor for World News Group.

Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

March 25, 1807 — The British Parliament, responding to decades-long efforts by William Wilberforce, abolishes the slave trade throughout the British Empire. The story is told in the 2006 film Amazing Grace.

March 25, 1965 — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. leads 25,000 marchers to the state capitol in Montgomery, Ala., to protest the denial of voting rights to blacks.

March 26, 1979 — The Camp David peace treaty is signed by Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat at the White House.

March 24, 2012


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