History

The 100th birthday of a radio legend

NICK EICHER, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: Kent Covington pays tribute to a radio pioneer. And that’s all I’m going to say about that.

The 1918 flu pandemic

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Wednesday, August 29th. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. Coming next on The World and Everything in It: Remembering the 1918 flu pandemic.

History Book

NICK EICHER, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: the WORLD Radio History Book. This week, the anniversary of the U.S. Air Force Academy moving into its permanent home in Colorado Springs. And 50 years ago, protesters and police clash in Chicago during the Democratic National Convention.

History Book

NICK EICHER, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: the WORLD Radio History Book. Today, the 50th anniversary of the first African American recipient of the military’s highest honor.

Destinations: The Fountain of Youth

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Friday, August 17th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Before it was the United States or Canada—and even before it was the British colonies—the North American continent was called by another name: La Florida.

History Book

NICK EICHER, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It:  the WORLD Radio History Book. Today, the death of a well-known music leader and prolific hymn writer, plus 10 years ago, American swimmer Michael Phelps sets an Olympic record.

History Book

NICK EICHER, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: the WORLD Radio History Book. Today, the 70th anniversary of a ground-breaking television show.

History Book

NICK EICHER, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: the WORLD Radio History Book.

History Book

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: the WORLD Radio History Book. Today, the 40th anniversary of the world’s first test-tube baby.

History Book

NICK EICHER, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: the WORLD Radio History Book. Today, the first instance of a new kind of piracy. Plus, the 50-year anniversary of the Special Olympics.