Sept. 29, 2012
The World and Everything in It

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Coverage of Campaign 2012, previews of the presidential debates and supreme court cases, reviews of ‘Won’t Back Down’ and 2012 Emmy Awards, plus commentary from Cal Thomas and John Stonestreet

Campaign 2012, J.C. Derrick reviews 'Won't Back Down,' previews of the presidential debates and supreme court cases, Cal Thomas, John Stonestreet on pulpit freedom, excerpt from Kennedy-Nixon debate, Megan Basham reviews 2012 Emmy Awards, humorist Albin Sadar, Andy Williams dies at 84, The History Book, and more

Program Segments

Hour A, Segment 1

Senate, Akin, and GOP togetherness
Obama administration backpedals in characterizing 9/11-anniversary attacks
Commentator Cal Thomas: It's Arab world that needs an attitude adjustment

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

For a timeline of administration statements regarding the 9/11 anniversary attacks, read this article from The Washington Post.

Cal Thomas is America's most-widely syndicated columnist. Read his recent article, titled "Who needs reform most: Egypt or America?"

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Hour A, Segment 2

What to watch for in the upcoming presidential debates

Brett O'Donnell is the president of O'Donnell and Associates, a communications consulting firm in Northern Virginia, and currently a resident fellow at Harvard University's Institute of Politics.

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney will face each other on Wednesday, Oct. 3 in the first of three televised debates.

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Hour A, Segment 3

Film review: Won't Back Down promotes idea of charter schools, stirs ire of teachers' unions

J.C. Derrick is a reporter for WORLD News Group. The movie Won't Back Down opened in theaters Sept. 28 and is already stirring reactions from both sides of the public education debate.

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Hour A, Segment 4

Preview of cases in upcoming Supreme Court term

Mary Reichard is a legal affairs correspondent for The World and Everything in It. Paul Larkin, a senior legal research fellow at The Heritage Foundation, is an expert in legal and judicial studies.

For more information, read "Supreme Court faces another momentous term" from The Washington Times.

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Hour A, Segment 5

Commentator John Stonestreet: 'Pulpit freedom' means pastors should have far more than the right to remain silent

Commentator John Stonestreet is a Fellow at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview and host of The Point, a daily radio feature on worldview and culture.

Dr. Glenn Sunshine is a professor of history at Central Connecticut State University. For more on the conversation between Stonestreet and Sunshine, read "Do church and politics mix?"

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Hour B, Segment 1

New study suggests small businesses don't like Obama
Government says economy grew more slowly than first reported, but September proves to be good month for stock market
New York City schools hand out 'morning-after' pill, without parental consent

Kent Covington covers politics and current events for The World and Everything in It. Read Joel Gehrke's article "55 percent of small business owners would not start company today, blame Obama."

Read the government's updated report (PDF) on economic growth, which revises second-quarter GDP from 1.7 percent to just 1.3 percent.

Warren Cole Smith covers business and economic news for WORLD News Group. Read his regular column ʺSigns and Wonders.ʺ For more on revised GDP numbers, click here.

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Hour B, Segment 2

Revisiting the first-ever general election presidential debate, between Sen. John Kennedy and Vice President Richard Nixon

Democrat John Kennedy and Republican Richard Nixon held four debates in 1960. In the November election, Kennedy won by an extremely narrow margin in the popular vote, edging Nixon by less than two-tenths of 1 percent.

Read the complete transcript of the debate from Sept. 26, 1960.

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Hour B, Segment 3

2012 Emmy Awards: Cable shows dominate award ceremony, pushing the envelope of television content

Megan Basham is the entertainment editor for WORLD News Group.

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Hour B, Segment 4

Award-winning singer Andy Williams dies at 84
Commentator Albin Sadar: Life is short, slow down

Andy Williams died of bladder cancer Sept. 25 at the age of 84. Read more in this article from The New York Times.

Commentator and humorist Albin Sadar lives in New York. Visit his company's website at Slycraft.com.

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Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

Sept. 30, 1770—Having preached his last sermon the evening before, English revivalist George Whitefield dies. In his lifetime, Whitefield preached at least 18,000 times to perhaps 10 million hearers.

Sept. 30 1946—An international military tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany, finds 22 top Nazi leaders guilty of war crimes.

Oct. 1, 1949—The People's Republic of China is founded with Mao Zedong as chairman. To consolidate and maintain power, Mao has millions of his countryman murdered.

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