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History Book

NICK EICHER, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: the WORLD Radio History Book. Today, baseball’s Pete Rose breaks a 57-year-old record. Plus, Hurricane Ike hits the Texas Gulf Coast. MARY REICHARD, HOST: But first, 300 years ago, a religious college moves towns and changes its name. Here’s Paul Butler.

The 1918 flu pandemic, part 2

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: the flu pandemic of 1918, part two.

History Book

NICK EICHER, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: the WORLD Radio History Book. Today, the opening of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, plus the 40th anniversary of the Camp David Accords. MARY REICHARD, HOST: But first, Paul Butler introduces us to the woman behind a well-known evangelist of the early 20th century.

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.