Culture Friday, remembering Johnny Mann, Singing in the Shower, a ‘Listening In’ preview
Today’s news and a look at the culture with John Stonestreet, plus: remembering Grammy-winning choral conductor Johnny Mann on his death at age 85, Bob Case continues his series on the great American songbook, a preview of this weekend's Listening In program, and more
Iraq: The US will send another 300 troops to Iraq to help the nation’s struggling army.
Russia and Ukraine: Russia is once again massing tanks and troops along the Ukraine border.
Majority Leader: California’s Kevin McCarthy will soon take over as Majority Leader, succeeding Eric Cantor.
IRS: The Supreme Court gives taxpayers recourse against potential IRS abuse.
Business/economy: WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reports that stocks traded lower on Thursday following 4 straight days of gains.
Culture Friday: Religion in Iraq, the U.S. prison population, and gay pride
John Stonestreet of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview tackles three issues for his weekly series on the culture.
Remembering choral conductor Johnny Mann
Two-time Grammy winner Johnny Mann died Wednesday at 85. The Johnny Mann Singers recorded more than 30 albums and appeared in the popular TV show Stand Up and Cheer in the 1970s.
"Singing in the shower": Order and improvisation
Bob Case is the former director of the WORLD Journalism Institute. “Singing in the Shower,” his series on music, is an occasional feature of The World and Everything In It.
Listening In preview
This week Warren Smith’s Listening In guest is Angelo Codevilla, author of <a href=”http://www.amazon.com/Ourselves-Nations-Hoover-Institution-Publication/dp/0817917144/?>To Make and Keep Peace Among Ourselves and with All Nations</a> (Hoover Institution Press, 2014).
Listening In is available to WORLD News Group members <a href=”http://www.worldmag.com/podcast/”>here</a>.