Jan. 2, 2014
The World and Everything in It

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The Greatest Generation, Route 66 and ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

Today’s news and TW&E’s Mary Reichard visits with World War II veterans, plus: special correspondent Susan Olasky discusses the religious imagery in "The Grapes of Wrath," and more

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Thursday news

Obamacare: Obamacare is officially in full effect.  While the president’s prescription for healthcare in America will bring health insurance this year to many who were previously unable to buy it, there is a long list of side effects, one of which could hit businesses hard in 2014.

South Sudan: Workers at a Christian hospital narrowly escaped with their lives after rebels stormed the building.

Boy Scouts of America: The Boy Scouts are now accepting boys who say they have same-sex attraction.

Business/economy: The markets were closed Wednesday, but Warren Smith provides a look back on 2013.

The Greatest Generation

TW&E’s Mary Reichard visits with three World War II veterans living at a veterans home in Missouri.

Route 66 and religious imagery in John Steinbeck’s ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

TW&E special correspondent Susan Olasky talks with Frank Gifford of the website Rt66pix.com.

For more on religious imagery in The Grapes of Wrath, see this article from the University of Southern Queensland (Australia).

Jan. 2, 2014


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