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History Book

NICK EICHER, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: the WORLD Radio History Book. Today, a slave who escaped  helps others do the same. Plus, 25 years ago, the fiery end to the Branch Davidian standoff in Waco, Texas.

History Book: April 9, 2018

NICK EICHER, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It, the WORLD Radio History Book. Today, a fiery massacre during the Reconstruction grieves the nation, plus the Civil Rights Acts of 1968 reaches the half-century mark.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. Today is Wednesday, April 4th. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard. KENT COVINGTON, HOST: And I’m Kent Covington. 50 years ago today, an assassin shot and killed Baptist preacher and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. He was just 39...

History Book: Remembering the maiden voyage of the Challenger

Next up on The World and Everything in It … the WORLD Radio History Book. Today, we remember a devout Lutheran composer. Plus, the 35th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Space Shuttle Challenger.

History Book: Billy Graham’s first sermon

NICK EICHER, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It, the WORLD Radio History Book. Today, a world-renowned evangelist delivers his very first sermon. Plus the U.S. government begins rationing meat, milk, and cheese and other staples during World War 2.