April 20, 2013
The World and Everything in It

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Terror in Boston, the Gosnell trial and the picture worth a thousand words, and young evangelicals on the culture wars, plus a sculptor who reveals redemptive beauty amidst the world's brokenness, and remembering Gospel singer George Beverly Shea

Terror in Boston, Senate’s Gang of Eight immigration proposal, engaging young evangelicals, sculptor Allison Streett and broken beauty, EU report shows increase in human trafficking, SCOTUS roundup, Andrée Seu Peterson on Gosnell horrors, crime at the border, markets and economy, Olasky Interview with Tucker Carlson, remembering George Beverly Shea, Gosnell ‘Tweetfest,’ The History Book, and more

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Program Segments

Hour A, Segment 1

Terror in Boston

Senate’s Gang of Eight unveils proposal for immigration reform

You can follow WORLD’s coverage of the Boston bombings here at worldmag.com.

Kent Covington is a political reporter for The World and Everything in It

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Hour A, Segment 2

Engaging young evangelicals: Have we lost the culture wars?

A panel of counter cultural warriors spoke on engaging young evangelicals at an event sponsored by The Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD). 

The panel included Andrew Walker from The Heritage Foundation, Jessica Prol of the Family Research Council, and Eric Teetsel, executive director of the Manhattan Project. 

Watch the full panel discussion here. For more on young counter-cultural evangelicals, read this article at worldmag.com.

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Hour A, Segment 3

Sculptor Allison Streett: Sculptures convey hope in the midst of pain

Susan Olasky is lifestyle editor for WORLD News Group and a special correspondent for The World and Everything in It

Read her WORLD Magazine article on Allison Streett, titled “Broken Beauty.”

To view Allison’s work, visit her portfolio at allisonstreettsculptor.com. You can view her series “Encounters” and “Who is my Neighbor,” both mentioned in the program.

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Hour A, Segment 4

New EU report details increase in human trafficking

SCOTUS roundup: Adoption dispute and gene patenting

The European Union released a report (PDF) this week indicating a steady rise in victims of human trafficking. 

Despite the rise in trafficking, only six out of 27 EU Member States have adopted the anti-trafficking directive, agreed upon by all states in 2011. The deadline to fully ratify the directive passed earlier in April.

The report shows that victims of human trafficking increased by 18%, while convictions for the crime of trafficking fell by 13%.

You can read a press release, summarizing the report.

Mary Reichard is a legal affairs correspondent for The World and Everything in It.

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Hour A, Segment 5

Commentator Andrée Seu Peterson: Gosnell horrors

Commentator Andrée Seu Peterson is a columnist for WORLD News Group and the author of We Shall Have Spring Again (World and Life Books).

You can follow her regular coverage of the Gosnell trial at worldmag.com.

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Hour B, Segment 1

Crime at the border

Markets and the economy: Earnings disappoint, China slows, and volatility increases

Kent Covington covers politics and current events for The World and Everything in It.

Sylvia Longmire is a retired Air Force Captain and former Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. She is the author of Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico’s Drug Wars (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

Warren Cole Smith is vice president of WORLD News Group and regularly covers business and economic news. Read his weekly financial column “Dollars and Sense.”

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Hour B, Segment 2

The Olasky Interview: Tucker Carlson and his mission to cover news liberal media ignores

Tucker Carlson is a reporter, editor and TV host, and the cofounder of popular political news website The Daily Caller.

For a partial transcript of this interview, read “Jungle journalism” from WORLD Magazine. At the end of the article, click the video to watch the full conversation between WORLD News Group editor in chief Marvin Olasky and Tucker Carlson, conducted at Patrick Henry College in Virginia.

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Hour B, Segment 3

Remembering “America’s beloved gospel singer” George Beverly Shea

George Beverly Shea was the regular soloist for the Billy Graham Evangelical Association crusades, partnering with the Rev. Billy Graham for more than 60 years. He passed away Tuesday, April 16, at 104 years old.  

Over the decades, Bev Shea sang live before an estimated 200 million people.

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Hour B, Segment 4

A picture worth a thousand words: Reporter J.D. Mullane's photo of the empty press section at the Gosnell trial

J.D. Mullane is a news writer and columnist for several newspapers that serve suburban Philadelphia. He snapped a picture at the trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell, exposing three rows of empty seats reserved for media.

You can read Mr. Mullane's work at PhillyBurbs.com.

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Hour B, Segment 5

The History Book

April 21, 1836—Texans led by Sam Houston defeated the Mexicans at San Jacinto, assuring Texas' independence.

April 20, 1871—The Civil Rights Act of 1871 (the Ku Klux Klan Act) becomes law.

You can read a transcript of remarks by Rep. Joseph H. Rainey (R-S.C.) during floor debate on the bill.

April 23, 2005 — The first video is uploaded to YouTube.com.

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