Month: August 2019

Kicker: Players’ Weekend

NICK EICHER, HOST: Major League Baseball has a fairly new annual tradition. It’s called Player’s Weekend, during which time they can custom design their bats and cleats.

Notable Speech: Elie Wiesel, The Perils of Indifference

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Tuesday, August 27th. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Coming next on The World and Everything in It: another in our occasional series—“Notable Speeches.” 

Marvin Olasky: The value of work

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Tuesday, August 27th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. In affluent cultures, the value and dignity of work can sometimes can get lost on young people. WORLD editor in chief Marvin Olasky has been...

Monday morning news: August 26, 2019

Top Iranian official makes surprise appearance at G7 summit » World leaders are wrapping up three days of high stakes meetings in France today at the G7 summit. That’s a gathering of some of the world’s top economic powers. 

Legal Docket: Misusing the law

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Monday morning and a brand new work week for The World and Everything in It. Today is the 26th of August, 2019. Good morning to you, I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. It’s an understatement to say that the vast majority of legal disputes in the United States do not advance...

Monday Moneybeat: Presidential business via Twitter

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming next on The World and Everything in It, the Monday Moneybeat. NICK EICHER, HOST: Make it four straight losing weeks on Wall Street. The major stock indexes seemed to be cruising last week. They appeared on course to break the losing streak when President Trump took to Twitter on Friday.

Kicker: A city that doesn’t exist

NICK EICHER, HOST: Say, could you use an extra million dollars? 

History Book: The invasion of Poland and Hurricane Camille

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Monday, August 26th. Thank you for listening to WORLD Radio today! Good morning. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Coming next on The World and Everything in It: the WORLD Radio History Book.

Trillia Newbell: Practicing forgiveness

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Monday, August 26th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. To follow Jesus means walking  in the light of His teaching and practicing things like forgiveness. Here’s WORLD commentator Trillia Newbell.

Friday morning news: August 23, 2019

Russia, China call U.N. Security Council meeting over U.S. missile launch » Russia and China called a meeting of the UN Security Council on Thursday—accusing the United States of making the world more dangerous.