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Lynn Tokarczyk & Paolo Sinni (Encore)

Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 10:00pm

In an all-new episode, Steve D'Agostino talks with Lynn Tokarczyk (shown, left) of  Business Development Strategies and Paolo Sinni (shown, right) of  IPG Photonics about rebuilding America’s and Massachusetts’ manufacturing bases.

John Fox & James Kaplan

Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 9:00pm

Play balll!!!! Writer and researcher JOHN FOX has written a fascinating and entertaining book that investigates why humans are so passionate about ball games. His research took him around the world to witness some amazing ball games. Tune in tonight and learn about the absolute chaos of ba’ which is played the day after Christmas in the Orkneys. John Fox also talks about the jeu de paume, the old predecessor to tennis, still played today.

Craig Smith

Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 10:30pm

During the 1960's protest songs were fairly common. Bob Dylan, Country Joe and Barry McGuire all set their political feelings to music. This week Al Is joined by New England singer and songwriter Craig Smith. His protest CD " Hopey Changey Blues" defines what many feel about the current political climate. Seems little has changed over the past fifty years.

Tony Casina

Sunday, July 1, 2012 - 10:30pm

June 14 marked the official kickoff for "World Blood Donor Day" and across the US the demand for blood is a vital component in helping to save lives. Tune in this Sunday evening when Al is joined by Tony Casina, Worldwide Marketing Manager for Immunohemotology, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics. Learn how you can be a blood donor and help a person in need.

Douglas Lising

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 10:30pm

For 21 years retired U.S. Army Colonel Douglas Lising took orders from the United States government. But, he signed up for that. What he didn't sign up for was a Federal Government that constantly oversteps it's bounds to interfere in state sovereignty and individual freedoms. Tune in this Sunday evening when Al is joined by Doug Lising to talk about his new book, "Remember Roscoe Filburn" the true story of how one man's freedoms were completely stripped away.

Richard Zacks & Richard Francis

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 9:00pm

In the 1890s New York City was truly a “Sin City”. Illegal gambling was rampant. Countless bars and taverns guaranteed spectacular alcohol consumption even on Sundays when the bars were supposed to be closed. It was estimated that there were minimally 30, 000 prostitutes active in the metropolis at the time, and shocking live sex shows could be found any night in certain sections of the city. So where were the city’s police force? The police were part of the city’s Tammany Hall political machine and were astonishingly corrupt and on the take.

Charlotte Bowles & Laurie McDonagh (Encore)

Sunday, June 17, 2012 - 10:00pm

Through Celebration of Smiles on April 21, members of the Professional Photographers of America had an opportunity to raise their business profile and heal a child through the art of photography. They did so by offering their clients and prospects the gift of a mini-session and 5x7 image in exchange for a $24 donation to benefit of Operation Smile, which is a charitable non-profit that works to transform the lives of children who suffer from cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities.

Thomas Mallon

Sunday, June 17, 2012 - 10:30pm

In his latest book Watergate, author Thomas Mallon does a remarkable job of retelling the story of the Watergate scandal. Through a kaleidoscope of characters Mallon points out the highs and lows of the scandal as well as the comedic tragedy that was the Nixon administration. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 for a trip back in time.

Melissa Stewart & James Roger Fleming

Sunday, June 17, 2012 - 9:00pm

Bats have a bad reputation and are feared by many people. But bats are crucial to the health of our environment and many species are locally endangered for a variety of reasons. Inquiry welcomes back children’s book author MELISSA STEWART to talk about her wonderfully informative children’s book A PLACE FOR BATS, the fifth title in Stewart’s series of natural history books for young readers. Tune in and learn about how bats live and why you are not seeing as many bats as you did years ago.

Dan Karlsen

Sunday, June 10, 2012 - 10:30pm

The Robert Talbott vineyards in California boast some five hundred acres of grape vines. The Talbott name is synonomous with high end end neckwear but owner Robert Talbott found his true passion in winemaking. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by Talbott chief winemaker, Dan Karlsen. Dan's unique approach to making wine is his obsession with the center of the grape. Ypu'll hear how he turns good fruit into great wines.


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