Day: October 17, 2019

Thursday morning news: October 17, 2019

Pence, Pompeo meet with Turkish president, as Trump defends pullout » Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are in Turkey today to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Pence is leading a delegation—hoping to broker a ceasefire in northern Syria. 

American politics and Ukraine

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Thursday, the 17th of October, 2019. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. First up, American politics overseas.

Disaster recovery in Bahamas

NICK EICHER, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: recovering from natural disaster in the Bahamas. 

Kicker: New suits

NICK EICHER, HOST: After almost 50 years, NASA is planning to return to the moon. And when the new generation of American astronauts walk on the lunar surface—it’ll not be in those old duds from 1972. No, they’ll be wearing bold, dramatic, heroic new suits. 

A visit to Africatown

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Thursday, October 17th. So glad you’ve joined us today! Good morning. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Coming next on The World and Everything in It: A visit to an Alabama town founded by the last African slaves brought to America.

Listening In preview: Mark Mittelberg

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: an excerpt from Listening In. This week, a conversation with Christian apologist Mark Mittelberg.

Cal Thomas: Political civility

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Thursday, October 17th. 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. Americans got a lesson in civility from pop culture recently, and Cal Thomas wishes President Trump would pay a little attention to it.