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The World and Everything in It: June 19, 2023

The World and Everything in It: June 19, 2023

On Legal Docket, the last oral argument of the term; on the Monday Moneybeat, listener questions about economics past and present; and on the World History Book, the first typewriter gets patented. Plus, the Monday morning news

On Culture Friday, what Shiny Happy People gets right and wrong about family and fatherhood; new movies from DC and Pixar have style but no substance, and commentary from Andrew Belz about walking with his father. Plus, the Friday morning news

Nursing homes are still short on nurses following the pandemic; Haiti’s humanitarian crisis worsens following floods and gang violence; and the PCA celebrates 50 years as a denomination. Plus, commentary from Cal Thomas, and the Thursday morning news

On Washington Wednesday, politics and the federal investigation of Trump’s handling of secret documents; on World Tour, news from Tunisia, China, Germany, and Colombia; and Cycling Without Age helps senior citizens get back on the open road. Plus, 100 days under the sea, commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, and the Wednesday morning news


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Wildfires in Eastern Canada choke American cities with smoke; Families at Covenant School fight to keep the shooter’s manifesto from being released to the public; and some Christians who want to protect the unborn don’t want to be called pro-life. Plus, a cricket invasion in Nevada, commentary from Steve West and the Tuesday morning news

On Legal Docket, whether Native Americans are subject to the Bankruptcy Code; on the Monday Moneybeat, what shrinking populations really mean for economic growth, and on the World History Book, the life and legacy of Pat Robertson. Plus, the Monday morning news

On Culture Friday, American students are flunking history and civics, and it’s not just COVID’s fault; Collin Garbarino reviews Transformers: Rise of the Beasts; and recommendations for road trip soundtracks. Plus, the Friday morning news

Pro-life lawmakers in Oklahoma disagree over how to legislate constitutional protections for the unborn; understaffed prisons grapple with a surge in overdose deaths among inmates; and a retired missionary nurse preserves her stories as memories fade. Plus, Alabama gets an official state cookie, commentary from Cal Thomas, and the Thursday morning news

On Washington Wednesday, evaluating Mike Pence and Chris Christies as Trump challengers; on World Tour, news from Senegal, Hong Kong, Portugal, and Haiti; and a girls volleyball team in Iowa speaks truth to power. Plus, wrangling a shark in Florida, commentary from World Opinions contributor Daniel Devine, and the Wednesday morning news

Going into “Pride Month,” consumer backlash against corporate progressivism grows; Ron DeSantis pitches Florida politics to Iowa Republicans; and on Classic Book of the Month, Jane Eyre raises compelling questions about the godly pursuit of romance. Plus, an ursine cupcake thief, commentary from Whitney Williams, and the Tuesday morning news