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President’s gun control plan, Louie Giglio, honoring Martin Luther King Jr., Christian concert for Sandy Hook survivors, Golden Globes, Inauguration Day history
Gun control, Cal Thomas, Iran sends jailed U.S. pastor to ‘hanging judge,’ Olasky Interview with Joni Eareckson Tada, Iran possibly behind bank cyberattacks, Joel Belz on religious liberty, Keith Ablow on the antidote to narcissism, markets and the economy, good old hockey game, why evangelicals should not ‘shrug off’ Louie Giglio inauguration withdrawal, notable speech remembering Martin Luther King Jr., Golden Globe Awards, Christian concert for Sandy Hook survivors, history of presidential inaugurations, The History Book, and more.
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Hour A, Segment 1
Obama presents new measures for gun control
The imperial president
Iran sends jailed U.S. pastor to 'hanging judge'
Kent Covington covers politics for The World and Everything in It.
Mary Reichard is the legal-affairs correspondent for The World and Everything in It. Jordan Sekulow is the executive director of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which represents American-Iranian pastor Saeed Abedini. Iranian authorities imprisoned Abedini and sent him to a judge known for his harsh judgments.
Hour A, Segment 2
The Olasky Interview: Joni Eareckson Tada
Joni Eareckson Tada is a Christian evangelist, radio host and founder of Joni and Friends International Disability Center.
Marvin Olasky is editor in chief of WORLD News Group. Watch his full conversation with Joni Eareckson Tada, hosted by Patrick Henry College in Virginia.
For more about Joni Eareckson Tada, read “Loving life,” “Choosing to sing,” "Joni Eareckson Tada on words that hurt, actions that help," and “Joni Eareckson Tada on faith healing and marriage.”
Hour A, Segment 3
Is Iran behind bank cyber attacks?
Reporter Michael Cochrane covers science and technology stories for The World and Everything in It. Since last year, a group of sophisticated hackers have been waging a cyber war against major American banks.
Hour A, Segment 4
Why Christians shouldn't 'shrug off' Louie Giglio's disinvitation to pray at Obama inauguration
Read his article “Shrug not,” co-written with Robert George, posted at FirstThings.com.
Hour A, Segment 5
Commentator Joel Belz: Hobby Lobby and religious liberty
Joel Belz is founder of WORLD News Group. He writes a bi-weekly column for WORLD Magazine. Read his recent column “All but over.”
Hour B, Segment 1
American freshmen, narcissism, and a dangerous disconnect
Markets and the economy: A pretty good week
The good old hockey game
Kent Covington covers politics and current events for The World and Everything in It.
Dr. Keith Ablow is a well known psychiatrist, bestselling author, and Fox News contributor. Read his article “We are raising a generation of deluded narcissists.”
Warren Cole Smith covers markets and the economy for WORLD News Group. Read his regular column “Signs and Wonders.”
Hour B, Segment 2
Notable Speech: Robert L. Woodson on “The conservative virtues of Martin Luther King Jr.”
Monday, Jan. 21, is a national holiday honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
In 2010, WORLD News Group editor in chief Marvin Olasky spoke with Center for Neighborhood Enterprise founder Robert L. Woodson. You can read that interview in “Beyond therapy.”
This segment includes an excerpt from MLK's 1964 address to the Methodist Student Movement.
Hour B, Segment 3
Golden Globe Awards
Christian musicians host concert for Sandy Hook survivors in Newtown
Megan Basham is the entertainment editor for WORLD News Group.
Steve Coleman is the religion editor for The Associated Press. Christian artists hosted a free concert Tuesday night to honor the Newtown, Conn., community after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.
Hour B, Segment 4
The history of presidential inaugurations
Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir to sing at Monday's inaugural ceremony
Hour B, Segment 5
The History Book
Jan. 21, 1861 — U.S. Sen. Jefferson Davis (D-Miss.) resigns his office. About three weeks later, he becomes president of a new country, the Confederate States of America.
Jan. 22, 1973 — The U.S. Supreme Court hands down its Roe vs. Wade and Doe v. Bolton decisions, which effectively nullify state laws protecting the unborn.
Jan. 20, 1981 — Just after Ronald Reagan is inaugurated as the 40th president of the United States, Iran releases 52 American hostages.