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Sep 25, 2016

Forsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the twentieth century was home to a large African American community that included ministers and teachers, farmers and field hands, tradesmen, servants, and children.

Sep 18, 2016

On September 9, 1971, nearly 1,300 prisoners took over the Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York to protest years of mistreatment.

Sep 11, 2016

This week Al speaks with Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs Correspondent, Jay Solomon.

Sep 4, 2016

In many developed countries—Japan, South Korea, Italy, Spain, Germany, Canada, and the United States among them—fertility rates are below replacement rate.

Aug 28, 2016

This week Al speaks with Honee Hess the Ex. Director of the Worcester Center for Crafts. This fall they will be rolling out a new program entitled" Youth, Craft and Creativity" which is intended to nurture and develop artistic skills among young people ages 6-17.

Aug 21, 2016

In his new book "The End of White Christian America" best selling author and international speaker  Robert Jones challenges readers to grasp the profound consequence's of a new reality-that America is no longer a majority white Christian nation.

Aug 14, 2016

In his new book The Great Suppression MSNBC reporter Zachary Roth decries the suppression of Democracy as it relates to voting and voter rights by right wing activists. Is there any truth to it?

Aug 7, 2016

Author Elizabeth Greenwood grew up right here in Worcester, Massachusetts. Today she teaches creative nonfiction at Columbia University. In her new book Playing Dead she chronicles the extreme measures some people take to fake their deaths.

Jul 10, 2016

Recently the Greater Worcester Community Foundation  announced the awarding of $37,900 through the Leicester Savings Bank Fund that will help improve the quality of life for Leicester residents.

Jul 31, 2016

History remembers Robert F. Kennedy as a racial healer, a tribune for the poor, and the last progressive knight of a bygone era of American politics.

Jul 24, 2016

Distinguished presidential biographer Jean Edward Smith offers a critical yet fair biography of George W.

Jul 3, 2016

The day after September 11, President Bush tasked the attorney general with preventing another terrorist attack on the United States.

Jun 26, 2016

In his new book, The Boys in the Bunkhouse New York Times writer and columnist Dan Barry tells the harrowing yet uplifting story of the exploitation and abuse of a resilient group of men with intellectual disability, and the heroic efforts of those who helped them to find justice and reclaim thei

Jun 19, 2016

Managing how you think is more important than what you think—That's according to best selling author and journalist Charles Duhigg.

Jun 12, 2016

At the dawn of the nineteenth century, as Britain, France, Spain, and the United States all jockeyed for control of the vast expanses west of the Mississippi River, the stakes for American expansion were incalculably high.

Jun 5, 2016

When Richard Nixon campaigned for the presidency in 1968 he promised to change the Supreme Court. With four appointments to the court, including Warren E. Burger as the chief justice, he did just that.

May 29, 2016

After the Nuremberg trials and the start of the Cold War, most of the victors in World War II lost interest in prosecuting Nazi war criminals.

May 22, 2016

Best selling author Nathaniel Philbricks latest book: "VALIANT AMBITION" turns a sympathetic eye toward Benedict Arnold and his complicated relationship with George Washington.

May 15, 2016

Charter schools, discipline policies, assignment lotteries: they’re front page stories across the country. But how do we constructively tackle such complex, fraught issues?

May 8, 2016

Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al speaks with best selling author and former senior political advisor to Bill Clinton, Sidney Blumenthal.

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