Day: August 21, 2019

Wednesday morning news: August 21, 2019

Hong Kong leader vows dialogue with citizens » Facing pressure to end months of anti-government protests, Hong Kong’s leader pledged Tuesday to open dialogue with residents.

Washington Wednesday: Proposed labor rules

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: It’s Wednesday the 21st of August, 2019. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Megan Basham. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. It’s time for Washington Wednesday. 

World Tour: Ebola outbreak spreads to new province, and Sudan approves transition deal

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: news from around the globe. Both our international reporters are traveling today. So we’ll be taking you on this week’s World Tour.

Kicker: Message in a bottle

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Strolling along the shore in western Alaska, Tyler Ivanoff eyed something intriguing. Sound courtesy KNOM.

Serving in San Juan

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Today is Wednesday, August 21st. Thanks for listening to WORLD Radio today. Good morning, I’m Megan Basham. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Coming next on The World and Everything in It: a visit with a Navy Chaplain stationed at a U.S. Coast Guard Base. Wait a minute, is that right?

Janie B. Cheaney: Illiberal ideology

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Today is Wednesday, August 21st. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Megan Basham. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard.  WORLD Radio’s Janie B. Cheaney remembers when “liberal arts” was a good thing.