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History Book

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

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...

A speech from Robert F. Kennedy

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is April 4th, 2018. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Mary Reichard.

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.