Marvin Olasky

Marvin is editor in chief of WORLD and the author of more than 20 books, including The Tragedy of American Compassion. His latest book is Reforming Journalism. Follow Marvin on Twitter @MarvinOlasky.

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Real unreality

Television | Some critics may be looking too closely at The Man in the High Castle
by Shayla Ashmore, Mark Closson & Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/13/20, 04:02 pm

The Man in the High Castle’s opening show in 2015 was Amazon’s most-watched ever. Viewers and critics relished the premise—an alternative reality where Germany and Japan won World War II—but after 10 episodes of Season 4, it’s now over. All 40 episodes are available for streaming via Amazon Prime.

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Executive branch insight

Books | Walking Washington’s political tightrope
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/13/20, 03:27 pm

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley walks a political tightrope in With All Due Respect (St. Martin’s, 2019). She writes of her relationship with Trump, “We didn’t always see eye-to-eye. Sometimes I called to privately express my disagreement with a policy. But he always took the call and he always listened. Usually, as in the case of the Iran deal, we agreed.”

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Museums to visit—and avoid

Education | A trip to D.C. provides educational opportunities if you go to the right places
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/13/20, 03:25 pm

Numerous Christian schools sent buses full of students to the March for Life in Washington, D.C., last month. Which museum on or adjacent to the National Mall had about 700 students lined up to enter it at 10 a.m. the day before the March? Which had no line and would be a good one for school groups to visit next January, when many will be back for the 48th annual march? Which should schools avoid unless they want a massive dose of ever-changing but always trendy pseudoscience?

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