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Culture Friday, the Olasky Interview, new feature on the Great American Songbook
Today’s news and Culture Friday with John Stonestreet on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, plus: The Olasky Interview with John Piper, a new TW&E feature on the Great American Songbook, listener feedback, and more
Friday morning news
Syria: British parliament deals a setback to plans for a military strike on Syria’s Bashar al-Assad in response to evidence of chemical-weapons use on its civilian population.
Israel: Israelis prepare to endure retaliation from Syria if the Washington makes good on threats to punish the Syrian regime.
IRS: Tax agency announces plans to allow same-sex couples to file joint tax returns in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision invalidating part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
North Korea: United States dispatches ambassador to seek freedom for an American missionary jailed by Pyongyang.
Business/economy: Better-than-expected economic reports push Wall Street up slightly.
Culture Friday on 50th anniversary of the March on Washington
In this abbreviated weekly visit with John Stonestreet of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, John reflects on a movement for racial justice that has made good progress but also has allowed its moral authority to be hijacked.
The Olasky Interview: John Piper
WORLD News Group editor-in-chief Marvin Olasky talks with pastor-teacher-author John Piper on cultural insanity, public-policy arguments, the supremacy of God, and America’s future.
New series on the Great American Songbook
WORLD News Group’s Bob Case begins a series on American popular music of the 20th century.
What listeners are telling us
In our final segment today, we respond to to recent emails and social-media feedback from listeners.