World renowned historian Harold Holzer joins Al to talk about his new book, "THE CIVIL WAR IN 50 OBJECTS". Holzer is considered the leading scholar on Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War.
Established in 2000 with the planting of organically farmed Olivet Grange Vineyard, Inman Family Wines is the result of Kathleen Inman's love of Pinot Noir and her appreciation for mother natures bounty.
After Pearl Harbor the United States was at war with Japan and it proved to be a long road to victory. This week Al is joined by James Scott recipient of the Samuel Eliot Award for literature.
The term “country fair” might invoke visions of small town happenings, but putting on a country fairs is no small feat. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by cookbook author Becky Sue Epstein.
Italy’s highest court recently ordered Amanda Knox must be tried again for murder but it may not happen says one of America’s leading criminal defense lawyers, Norm Pattis. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by New England criminal defense lawyer, Norm Pattis.
Josephine Marcus Earp is not exactly a household name. But her husband was. You see, Josephine was the common law wife of famed lawman and gambler Wyatt Earp. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al's guest will be best selling author and educator Ann Kirschner.
How does one go from Massachusetts to six thousand acre cattle ranch only to end up making great wine? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al's guest will be Alison Garrett of Casey Flat Ranch in Northern California.
The moss-draped oaks of the Sunshine State hold deep, dark secrets.
On the surface Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon were complete opposites.But over time these two men both of whom would become President of the United States grew to respect and admire one another.
Who says great wine has to be expensive? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 Pm when Al will be speaking with winemaker Nesti Bajda of Don Miguel Gascon winery in Argentina. The Gascon wines are incredibly delicious and a great bargain to boot.
The United Way of Central Massachusetts as part of the Worcester Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Coalition, provides low- to middle- income working families in central Massachusetts with free tax preparation assistance.Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by Tim Garvin CEO Unite
Being a vegan has a number of health and diet benefits involved with the lifestyle. Vegans don't partake in the consumption and use of animal products, but there is far more to being a vegan than just the food choices.
People don't always speak their minds. Perhaps because they don't always know their own minds. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 PM when Al is joined by nationally recognized psychologist and author, Mahzarin Banaji.
In his new book Invisible Armies noted historian and best selling author Max Boot describes the epic history of guerrilla warfare from ancient times to the present. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 PM when Al speaks with Boot about the way we wage war.
This week Al speaks with award winning author Fred Kaplan about his new book, "The Insurgents". In it Kaplan tells a compelling story of General David Petraeus and the new model of applying American military power. Tune in at 10:30 this Sunday evening to hear this compelling story.
The "Jennie Johnson" was the only ship fleeing the Irish potato famine to arrive in America safely with all of it's passengers. How did a wooden vessel powered only by wind and lacking adequate food and medicine make it to America without loosing a single human life?
Did you know that 1 in 4 women in the United States will become a sexual assault victim? Just how can young high school and college age women protect themselves from potential predators? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al's guest will be Dallas Jessup, founder of "Just Yell Fire" .
As a doctor who has spent considerable time volunteering in Guatemala, Gerri Goodman has seen the harsh realities of life. But each time she returns the feeling of inner peace and joy grows even stronger. Tune in this Sunday evening when Al speaks with Opthamologist, Dr.
In the world of wine, the Mondavi name is highly respected. For generations members of the Mondavi family have cultivated and advanced the notion of making high quality wine from the mother natures bounty. This week Al is joined by Peter Mondavi of Charles Krug winery in Napa California.
For millions of people, sharks have always been something to fear. So why do we obsess over these mesmerizing and mysterious creatures? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by veteran Washington Post columnist, Juliet Eilperin.
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