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Nov 12, 2017

This weeks Al takes a look at America's segregated school system. Is there a growing inequality that is undercutting the educational system?

Nov 5, 2017

This November marks 45 years since President John F. Kennedy was gunned down in Dallas, Texas. Since that time there has been no shortage of conspiracy theories.

Oct 29, 2017

This week Al is joined by author Joe Hagan as he talks about his new book Sticky Fingers, the life and times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stome Magazine. Tune in at 10:30 PM for a very interesting discussion.

Oct 22, 2017

Suzanne Spaak was born into a prosperous Belgian family, and married into the country’s leading political family. She and her husband Claude, a playwright and patron of the painter René Magritte, enjoyed a life of luxury in Paris—until the Nazi occupation.

Oct 15, 2017

For more than twenty years John Ford and John Wayne were a blockbuster Hollywood team, turning out many of the finest Western films ever made.

Oct 8, 2017

Deanna Wallace, Staff Counsel with Americans United for Life, testified before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health earlier last week asking that they reject S.1225 - a bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide. Has the time come for assisted suicide?

Oct 1, 2017

This week Al speaks with noted historian and Stanford educator Richard White about his new book; The Republic For Which It Stands. A deeply researched and passionate look at America from reconstruction to the gilded era (1865-1896). The parallels form that period to today are quite striking.

Sep 24, 2017

Windfall is the boldest profile of the world’s energy resources since Daniel Yergin’s The Quest. Harvard professor and former Washington policymaker Meghan L. O’Sullivan reveals how fears of energy scarcity have given way to the reality of energy abundance.

Sep 17, 2017

This week Al is joined by author Adam Federman. His new book; Fasting and Feasting chronicles the life and times of food writer and visionary Patience Gray.

Sep 10, 2017

The United States Constitution has been amended 27 times since its 1788 ratification, but author and law professor Sanford Levinson makes the reasonable and compelling case that further revision will make it even more efficient and just. Is that even possible?

Aug 13, 2017
Sep 3, 2017

This week on the "The Public Eye" Al speaks with MIT professor and author Thomas Kochan about his new book; "Shaping the Future of Work". Can American workers find gainful employment and happiness in the years to come. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30.

Aug 27, 2017

In his new book "STANTON"  New York Times bestselling author Walter Stahr , tells the story of Abraham Lincoln’s indispensable Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, the man the president entrusted with raising the army that preserved the Union.

Aug 6, 2017

2,000 arrests, 100 off-duty arrests, 6,000 assists, 15 shootings, 4 kills. These are not the performance statistics of an entire NYPD unit.

Jul 23, 2017

Humility Is The New Smart, is a book about human excellence – how human beings can excel at the skills that smart machines and smart robots will not be able to do well in the next few decades.

Jul 16, 2017

From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jesse Eisinger, a blistering account of corporate greed and impunity, and the reckless, often anemic response from the Department of Justice. Why were no bankers put in prison after the financial crisis of 2008?

Jul 2, 2017

The life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon—the neglected architect of the Information Age, whose insights stand behind every computer built, email sent, video streamed, and webpage loaded.

Jun 25, 2017

A college education nowadays can easily exceed the cost of a house, but it differs from real estate in at least one important way: it’s not all about “location, location, location.” College is rendered worthwhile or inadequate not by the name at the top of the diploma, argues ed

Jun 18, 2017

In her new book; Democracy In Chains bestselling author and educator Nancy MacLean paints a vivid exposé of the right’s relentless campaign to eliminate unions, suppress voting, privatize public education, and change the Constitution.

Jun 11, 2017

This week Al is joined by Stonehill College professor and author Corey Dolgon. In his new book; Kill It To Save It he exposes the dark side of Capitalism and how it has overtaken the US. Dolfon argues that conservatize ideals have torn this country apart.

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